DBQ Essay #1 AP US History - Ahsan Mirza Mr Stoppini AP US...

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Ahsan Mirza October 22, 2015 Mr. Stoppini AP US History DBQ ESSAY ON COLONIES In the history of the Unites States of America, there have been many various influences and approaches toward unity of the first thirteen colonies of the English, especially around the period of 17 th and early 18 th centuries; so to go through with this, these colonies try to unite and stand together. They stand together against the onslaught of multiple races, but without each other’s help, they cannot triumph to glory. All must have to come under one government and work as one mind and one group against all fighting odds. They should commit themselves to become one body, and to untie against certain foes, mainly against the native in habitants of the land and against the French, who wanted to take over some areas of America, the new found land, as their own and try to reap some gain from these lands. Moreover, the colonies must become one and fight to the end as one. There are many similarities of the multiple different influential approaches that are trying to unite the English Colonies. The Mayflower Compact in 1620 demonstrates the main idea of unity by declaring how they should set up a government in America to govern and guide all under them, and to succeed in trying to survive. The Compact also said that, according to Document 1, “there should be an association and agreement that we should combine together in one body”. This reinforces how they want the immigrants to unite into one body to fight against all odds. The English newcomers to America try to think for the better of them, to improve on all scales possible. Later on, in the New

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