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King John Signs the Magna Carta



King John Signs the Magna Carta
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.38

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    relevant, feudal, all-out, peers, presented, original, fictional, originally, protest, taxation, jury, writing, civil, refused, banded, consent
     content words:    King John, Robin Hood, Stephen Langton, Thames River, Magna Carta, American Revolution, United States, If Robin Hood


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King John Signs the Magna Carta
By Sharon Fabian
  

1     When King John didn't treat his people right, Robin Hood took care of the problem in his own way. He stole from the rich and gave to the poor. Of course, Robin Hood was a fictional character.
 
2     King John, however, was real. And many real people had problems with the way King John was ruling.
 
3     King John had been fighting battles in France for many years, trying to regain land that England had once ruled. The battles were going badly; England was losing. English soldiers were dying, and the war was getting expensive.
 
4     King John's vassals, the barons of England, began to rebel. Under feudal law, it had been their duty to provide fighting men and money in times of war, but they decided that this war had gone on too long. King John had asked for too much.
 
5     A group of barons banded together to oppose the king. They refused to pay any more taxes. They formed their own army. They defied the power of the king, and they even occupied the city of London.

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