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Q: What was the name of the contract the pilgrims wrote to keep law and order in their colony?
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What did the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact have in common?

When the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth they wrote to Mayflower Compact ( it was written on the ship they were on named the Mayflower) as a means to govern their new colony.


What is the book written by William Bradford?

Of Plymouth Plantation was written by William Bradford, who was a leader of the Plymouth Colony. The journal describes the story of the pilgrims and their early years in the colony that they founded. The journal was written between 1630 and 1651.


Who wrote the book Mayflower Compact?

The Mayflower Compact was not a novel It was a document which entailed the first governing system of the Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Colonist itself, which were later known as the Pilgrims.


Plymouth Colony was originally founded by a group of people called Pilgrims. Since Plymouth did not have an official charter from England its government was based on which document?

They wrote a compact among themselves. It was called the Mayflower compact.


William Bradford was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony?

Yes. William Bradford wrote the Mayflower Compact upon the pilgrims' landing in Massachusetts and became the first governor. He was a well respected leader and was one of the pilgrims to survive the starving time and the first winter at Plymouth.


Which group of colonies wrote the Mayflower Compact?

pilgrims


Which Enlightment thinker first wrote about the social contract?

The Enlightenment thinker who first wrote about the social contract is Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In his work "The Social Contract," Rousseau discusses the idea that individuals agree to form a society governed by a common will in order to protect their collective interests and freedoms.


Why was the Mayflower drafted?

The pilgrims did not neccesarily have to make the Mayflower Compact, but decided to make it to have some type of order in the "desolate" land they were entering.


Pilgrims who settled at Plymouth wrote what compact?

Mayflower Compact


Plymouth Colony was originally founded by a group of people called Pilgrims Since Plymouth did not have an official charter from England its government was based on which document?

They wrote a compact among themselves. It was called the Mayflower compact.


Which philosopher wrote a social contract?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau is a philosopher who wrote about the social contract theory in his work "The Social Contract" (1762).


What colony wrote the fundamental?

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