Daily Archives: February 2, 2012

An American Magna Carta!!!!!


The Magna Carta

Seems like there always is something to learn everyday. Here is something I learned today. The United States has a 715 year old copy of the “Magna Carta”.
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“WASHINGTON (AP) — A 715-year old copy of Magna Carta will soon return to public view at the National Archives after a conservation effort removed old patches and repaired weak spots in the English declaration of human rights that inspired the United States’ founding documents.

The National Archives unveiled the medieval document Thursday in a specially humidified glass and metal case. It is the only original Magna Carta in the United States and will return to public display Feb. 17.”

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