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U.S. Constitution and English Law
This paper discusses how English law set the foundations of the U.S. Constitution.
# 110013 | 876 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper discusses how America's founders sought legal inspiration from the England's concepts and structure of government. The paper looks at how many of the Magna Carta's protections were built into new constitutions written by the state. The paper further shows how English philosophical advances upholding the rights of citizens and Parliament and the curtailment of the rights of the monarch both inspired America's Founding Founders and continue to make their influence felt in American law.

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • "Magna Carta and American Law." The Baronial Order of Magna Charta. 2 Feb 2003.2 Dec 2007. http://www.magnacharta.com/articles/article04.htm
  • "Origins and Foundations of American Government." Everyday Civics. Virginia Department of Education. 2 Dec 2007. http://civics.pwnet.org/GOVT/GOVT.1.html
  • "William I 'The Conqueror' (r.1066-1087). The Normans. Kings and Queens of England(to 1603). 2 Dec 2006. http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page18.asp

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