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What was the Virginia house of burgesses?
Colony that established house of burgesses in 1619?
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What is the Virginia House of Burgesses called now?
Where did the colonists go vote of the house of Burgesses?
What colony had the House of Burgesses as a representative governmental body?
How long do you elect each member of the house of burgesses?
The House of Burgesses is a term used to by the early colonists in Virginia for the legislative body first meeting in Jamestown in 1619. The House of Burgesses later became what is now the Virginia General Assembly. The modern day version of the House of Burgesses would be the House of Delegates in Virginia.