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Colonial Government

To set up a form of government to make laws. House of Burgesses
Representative Legislature, the joint stock company allowed citizens to choose their own representatives. House of Burgesses
Was in Jamestown, Virginia. House of Burgesses
22 Members, 2 from each of the 11 settlements. House of Burgesses
Way of electing people was by voting for them. House of Burgesses
Meet in Jamestown, then went to Williamsburg. House of Burgesses
Was to set up a form of government to keep order. Mayflower Compact
Was a self-government. Mayflower Compact
Was in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Mayflower Compact
Signed by 41 adult males from on the Mayflower. Mayflower Compact
They elected church ministers and other officials. Mayflower Compact
Created out of necessity because they landed too far from Jamestown. Mayflower Compact
All citizens pledged to follow and support the decisions made. Mayflower Compact
Only adult males that owned land could vote or serve. Both
Meet to discuss colonies business. Both
Were to set up some form of government. Both
Legislative body that was elected by the officials. Both
Made rules for the colony Both
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