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Common law
The Magna Carta has often been said to have heavily influenced the ideology of the American “Founding Fathers” as well as the important documents they produced (e.g. Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, Bill of Rights, etc.). As a consequence, the development of American society would have been influenced by the Magna Carta. From your reading of the document do you see evidence of the similarities between the Magna Carta and the type of society the Founding Fathers were trying to construct