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House of Burgesses Formed in 1619
House of Burgesses Joint stock company allowed citizens to choose their own representatives. Representative Legislative Assembly -11 districts that people were elected from.
House of Burgesses Formed in Jamestown, Virginia then moved to Williamsburg.
House of Burgesses Elected Representatives
Both Began to lay foundation for democracy in the American colonies.
Both Legislative body that was elected by the citizens.
Both Meet to discuss the colonies buisness.
Both Make the laws for the colony.
Both Only males could serve.
Both White men who owned a specific amount of land and that are free.
Mayflower Compact Formed November 11, 1620.
Mayflower Compact Created from necessity because they landed too far from Jamestown.
Mayflower Compact Glorify and honor the king and country and god; Spread christianity, by starting a colony. It decided they would rule themselves.
Mayflower Compact All citizens pledged to follow and support the decisions made.
Mayflower Compact Civil Body Politic=Self-Government (the people would make the decisions)
Mayflower Compact Plymouth, Massachusetts 1620
Mayflower Compact Elected Officials
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