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Colonial Government

Mayflower Compact, House of Burgesses

House of Burgesses was signed 1619
HOB- Purpose To make laws for the colony
HOB- Form of government First elected legislative assembly in North America
HOB- Location Jamestown Virginia
HOB- Members Colony elected men, royally appointed men and men that owned land
HOB- Elections Whole colony or men that that owned land that were older than 17
Mayflower Compact was written 1620
MC- Purpose To set laws for the colonists
MC- Form of Government Direct Democracy(Self Government)
MC- Location On the Mayflower
MC- Members Nearly every man on the Mayflower
MC- Elections By church members in the New World
Same Only males could participate
Same Were both created for the New World
Same Elections were held in both of them
Same Legislative
Created by: 18weaverb