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What did the English barons try to limit with the Magna Carta in 1215? A. the power of the king B. the power of the manors C. the power of the feudal lords D. the power of the feudal armies
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User: What did the English barons try to limit with the Magna Carta in 1215? A. the power of the king B. the power of the manors C. the power of the feudal lords D. the power of the feudal armies

Weegy: The English barons tried to limit the power of the king with the Magna Carta in 1215.
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User: The freedom of religion is fortified with the establishment clause. What does the establishment clause state? A. The Congress cannot compel a person to be religious. B. The Congress cannot restrict people from worshiping as they please. C. The Congress cannot set up a national church or state religion. D. The Congress cannot restrict a person from talking about their religion.

Weegy: The Establishment Clause states that: The Congress cannot set up a national church or state religion.
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User: All of the following are freedoms found in the First Amendment to the Constitution EXCEPT A. freedom of speech. B. freedom of the press. C. freedom of commerce. D. freedom to petition the government.

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All of the following are freedoms found in the First Amendment to the Constitution EXCEPT freedom of commerce.
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