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Colonial Government

Joint stock company allowed citizens to elect their own representatives House of Burgesses
Created to make laws Both
Located in Plymouth Mayflower Compact
Located in Jamestown House of Burgesses
All citizens pledged to follow and support the decisions made Mayflower Compact
Legislative body elected by citizens Both
The people would make the decisions in the civil body politic. Mayflower Compact
Meet to discuss the colonies' business Both
Formed in 1619 House of Burgesses
Representatives made the laws House of Burgesses
Created out of necessity because they landed too far from Jamestown Mayflower Compact
Only males could serve Both
11 districts that people were elected from House of Burgesses
Created by: 18hochstetlerc