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The Magna Carter
Terms in this set (27)
the one thing the king could not interfere with
this was the territory in which King John lost land. He raised taxes on order to regain this land. These were the taxes the nobles were angry about.
rights established in the Magna Carta were reserved for _______________________ only
the Magna Carta established limits on the _____________________ so it wouldn't become too powerful
made up of nobles. The King was not allowed to collect taxes unless the _____________________agreed to it.
King John forced barons to pay _____________, this upset them greatly
Feudal Kings believed that these didn't apply to them, they thought they were above the ______________
the barons wanted _________________ on the kIngs power
if a freeman was accused of breaking the law, they must be tried by a jury of their _____________________________
the Magna Carta stated that people must have ______________________________
a fair ___________ was guaranteed for all free men who were accused of a crime
the Magna Carta served as inspriration for our own ___________________- the men who helped establish our right and freedoms in America
The Government can't just take your property. They must pay for it.
"No constable or other baliff....shall take corn or other provisions from anyone without immediately tendering money...." (Article 28)
People can't be put on trial without witnesses.
"No official shall place a man on trial upon his own unsupported statement, without producing credible witnesses to the truth of it." (Article 38)
Taxes must be approved by the counsel
"No scutage nor aid...shall be imposed on our kingdom, unless by common counsel of our kingdom..." (Article 12)
People accused of crimes will be judge by a jury.
"No freemen shall be taken or imprisoned...or exiled in any way destroyed...except by the lawful judgement of his peers or by the law of the land." (Article 39)
The majority of the population at this time was ________________
If Barons didn't pay their King they suffered ______________
was in charge (his nephew was Arthur)
were the ones who went before King John and forced him to sign the Mangna Carta
Nobles went before the King, they did this because they were tired of his ___________________________
Medieval documents got this instead of a signature
When was the Magna Carta signed?
Who signed the Magna Carta?
What language was the Magna Carta written in?
The words Magna Carter mean?
How many articles make up the Magna Carta
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