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Both reflect ideals from Enlightenment thinkers.

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because the powers of government are divided among three branches

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Both documents place legal limits on a government's power.

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Q: What describes a similarity between the magna carta and the US Constitution?
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Which of the following describes a similarity between the Magna Carta and the US Constitution?

Answer this question… The United States Constitution was influenced by the Enlightenment, while the Magna Carta was not.

How are the magna carta and the constitution different?


What idea is constitution based on?

Magna carta

What is the difference between the Constitution and the Magna Carta?

Magna Carta, issued in 1215, was presented by the barons to King John, who was forced to sign the document. The Constitution is unwritten, but made up of various laws and documents, including the common law and the Magna Carta. HOWEVER, the Constitution of 1787, in the United States of America is written. Please see the related link following.

What parts of the Constitution are from the Magna Carta?

The Bill of Rights

How do you think the magna carta influences the Australian constitution?

i think Australia freely constitution.

What constitutions are based on the US Constitution?

this isn't based on the U.S. constitution, but the two are very similar . The U.S. const, and the Australian Const

How did feudalism contribute to western civilization?

It caused the magna carta, and without the magna carta there might not have been a constitution.

What document did the Magna Carta serve as a basis for?

the US constitution

What british documents influenced the constitution?

The Magna Carta and The English Bill of Rights

What year was the British Constitution written and implemented?

There is no "British constitution" in the sense of the American one where a group of people sat down and wrote it. The British constitution is a collection of documents from the Magna Carta to the EU's Declaration of Human Rights. The constitution has evolved from 1215, the signing of the Magna Carta.

Where did the writers of the Constitution get the foundation for the new version of the Constitution?

The US Constitution was largely based on English Common Law and the Magna Carta.