Magna Carta Document Analysis

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On June 15, 2015, the English Nobles wrote the Magna Carta against the king John. This document guaranteed certain political rights such as no taxation without representation and trial by jury. By writing this document the English nobles wanted to protect their feudal rights and limit the power of the king. To this day the Magna Carta is still important to this society. The Magna Carta granted every human to be equal, the right for a fair trial and the ability to speak freely. Every human is equal despite all of their differences. Rights cannot be bought nor denied, everyone has the same rights, and everyone is equal. It states in the Magna Carta “To no one will we refuse or delay right or justice [40]”. NO matter what race, women or men, rich or poor, every human being are equal. Every human has the same rights. The rights that the rich people have are the same as the poor. The same idea is in D.H.R “All humans are born free and equal in dignity and rights” Every human is born free and equal. Despite all of the differences, everyone, no matter what is equal and has the same rights. The Magna Carta influenced this document …show more content…
The Magna Carta influenced the Bill of Rights to allow human speak what is on their mind. In the Magna Carta states “The nobles wanted to protect their feudal rights and also limit the power of the king [Magna Carta]” This document was written by the nobles against the King and thanks to that all of the human rights were granted. Leonard Cohen was able to speak his opinion about democracy. In his 20th century song he mentioned few flaws of democracy “from the wars against disorder, from the sirens night and day, from the fines of the homeless, from the ashes of the gay [Democracy]” Cohen talked about how democracy is not what it seems. Freedom is good but how people take advantage of it is bad. Humans are allowed to speak freely but they should not take advantage of that

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