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Why is Magna Carta almost 800-year-old British document so important to America today?

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This question really requires a much longer answer, but simply put, the Magna Carta was the first legal document to guarantee basic rights to citizens, and to limit the power of the monarchy. It's important to America today because it is the basis of our constitution, and of our civil rights.

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Magna Charta is still important , because Britain has dominated the world situation -
and continues to , IMO -

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Nonsense.
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To add to the above answers, the Magna Carta explains what freedom is and how it is a limited ideal.

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