Magna Carta:Declaration of Independence: No free man shall be seized or imprisoned, or stripped of his rights or possessions, or outlawed


Magna Carta:Declaration of Independence:
No free man shall be seized or imprisoned, or stripped of his rights or possessions, or outlawed or exiled, or deprived of his standing in any other way, nor will we proceed with force against him, or send others to do so, except by the lawful judgement of his equals or by the law of the land.
–Magna Carta,
1215
What idea from the Magna Carta is reflected in this excerpt from the Declaration of Independence?
People have rights and liberties.
Only governments can grant people rights.
Governments cannot take people’s property.
Kings must secure the right to govern.


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