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Mayflower Compact
Genre: Encyclopedia
By encyclo
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The Mayflower Compact contained the laws and regulations that helped the settlers live together. It allowed for political parties and it guaranteed the right of religious freedom. The Mayflower Compact also created the first step towards democracy. It is often referred to a prelude to the Constitution of the United States. Some of the people that signed the Mayflower Compact are John Alden, Governor William Bradford, Miles Standish and Edward Winslow.
 

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Published: 2007-04-01 14:02:44

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