13 The Mayflower Compact

13 The Mayflower Compact - Ch. 13: The Mayflower Compact...

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Ch. 13: The Mayflower Compact Vocabulary: boycott, charter, constitution, document, legislation, representative assembly, veto
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The Pilgrims In 1620 a religious group of people from England called the Pilgrims landed off- shore of what is now Providencetown, Massachusetts. They were the first Europeans to build a settlement in New England. It was called Plymouth. They came to the New World, because they were Separatists, meaning they wanted to separate from the Church of England.
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The Pilgrims They wrote a series of “just and equal” laws and called it the Mayflower Compact. After they wrote the laws, the Pilgrims all signed the Mayflower Compact if they agreed with the laws. The Mayflower Compact remained the laws of Plymouth Colony, until it joined the rest of Massachusetts Colony in 1691. The Mayflower Compact
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the Magna Carta The Mayflower Compact was not the first charter. It was based off of the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta said that the king of England was not allowed to do whatever he wanted, but had to follow the laws of the country, just like everybody else. One of the rights in the Magna
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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