Why did the colonies protest in assemblies?
wanted to have a larger part in the government
Even before independence the Second Continental Congress encouraged the colonies to call or assemblies to replace their colonial charters with new constitutions?
What was a difference between government in Colonial America and government in other British colonies?
I am wondering the same thing and what I've gotten so far is that because of salutary neglect, citizens were able to form their own legislative assemblies and were free to make their own decisions. ------ Legislative Assemblies did not form beause of "salutary neglect." It did, however, lead to stronger Legislative Assemblies. Legislative Assemblies were formed out of the same principle of the British House of Commons. The principle of government in the House…
What does he has refused to pass other laws for the accommodation of large districts of people mean?
This charge refers to a grievance that arose because of the British government's fear that the popular assemblies of the colonies were growing too large and powerful as new communities were formed and additional representatives were elected to the assemblies of the colonies. New Hampshire, South Carolina, and New York passed laws allowing for the establishment of new communities with elected representatives to their respective popular assemblies, all of which were disallowed by King George…
Prior to the centralized federal government being formed the thirteen colonies had colonial assemblies in which constiuents would meet to dicuss issues. The colonial assemblies arose largely because the government that the US was technical under, the British Monarchy, essentially ignored them. So the US government in the most current sense replaced the colonial assemblies, but the US government in general replaced the British Monarchy.