Mizzou HIST 1100 - The Patriot’s History Reader (notes 2) (2 pages)

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Hist 1100 - Survey of American History to 1865

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Patriot s History Reader Chapter 1 1620 Mayflower arrived in Cape Cod o 102 Puritans calling themselves Pilgrims o Established Plantation in Virginia o Some felt of more importance and felt exempt from rules and laws 41 men aboard created a governing agreement o To assure the puritans wouldn t rebel o Stayed in force until 1691 when Plymouth was included in the Mass Bay colony o Was NOT considered the first representative government in N America Religion was important in Government o Placed faith in themselves and God not the king Mayflower Compact Combine in one body and submit to one government Plant first colony to advance Christian faith and honor the King Just and equal laws ordinances acts constitutions and offices November 11th The year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord Chapter 2 January 1639 Roger Ludlow o 3 towns in Connecticut Windsor Hartford Wethersfield o Created fundamental orders o Worlds 1st constitution No one else in the world had document of laws o Preamble and set of laws remained in effect until 1662 o Didn t mention English rule did mention Christianity o Created over land dispute o Resulted in Connecticut being self governed Fundamental Orders Orderly government according to God Maintain the liberty and Purity of the gospel 1 Two general assemblies a year First is court of election a governor and 6 others are chosen to administer justice 2 You come in with a name on a piece of paper and turn it in to vote the 6 others are voted on the same way 3 Only able to be elected if been in general court before nominated by deputy 4 Cant be governor more than once in two years Governor must be part of congregation Cannot execute their office until severely sworn face to face in court 5 All towns send their deputies General Court 2 in September is for making laws 6 Governor Secretary or deputies must warn people before court 7 If warrant is given 1 Deputies go door to door or call assembly 2 Elect deputies to be at general court 8 three towns can send 4



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