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The Magna Carta, was a document drawn up by the various Barons and powerful land owners in England in 1215AD limiting King John's powers over them. They forced him to sign it, although it's actual effects were limited it is basically considered the founding document of the "Rule of Law" in the English and so British and so American legal systems.

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