BTN ~ Magna Carta

Magna Carta video ~ here


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This BTN is about how the Magna Carta came to be and how it affected the government.

During his reign, King John raised the taxes for his barons 11 times when they had a war. I also found out that after King John signed the Magna Carta, he broke most of the promises he made and thus a civil war broke out. Lastly, I found out that the Magna Carta inspired Thomas Jefferson (The 3rd president of the USA) to right the American Declaration of Independence. 

I wonder why King John broke so many promises that he made?

I also wonder why he had such a bad personality?

After watching the video, I understood that without the magna carta, government would be very different.

I made a connection to “Hamilton: An American Musical” due to Thomas Jefferson saying:

“Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We fought for these ideals; we shouldn’t settle for less. These are wise words, enterprising men quote ’em. Don’t act surprised, you guys, cuz I wrote ’em”

From the song “Cabinet Battle #1.” 

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