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Magna Carta and the US Constitution

By November 30, 2013

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One of the foundational documents in American History is the Magna Carta. Even though it was signed by King John over 560 years before the writing of the Declaration of Independence, many civil liberties including habeas corpus can be traced back to this seminal document.

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