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Colonial Government


In 1619, Jamestown, Virginia, got moved to Williamsburg House of Burgesses
11 districts, elected representatives House of Burgesses
The Joint Stock Company allowed citizens to choose their own representatives. House of Burgesses
Legislative body that was elected by the citizens Both
Only men could vote/serve Both
Made rules for colony Both
Meet to discuss the colony Both
Created out of necessity because they were to far away from Jamestown Mayflower Compact
The location of the Mayflower Compact was in Cape Cod. Mayflower Compact
They followed the rules of the King. Pilgrims, and non-separatists pilgrims Plymouth, MA 1620 Mayflower Compact
People would make decisions. (Self government) Mayflower Compact
All citizens pledged to follow and support the decisions. Mayflower Compact
Had religious purpose as well as governmental. Mayflower Compact
Created by: 18ReidenbachK