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Colonial society and culture


“It is ordered and unanimously agreed upon, that the Government which this [body politic] doth attend unto in this Island, and the Jurisdiction thereof, in favour of our Prince is a [democracy], or Popular Government; that is to say, It is in the [power] of the Body of Freemen orderly assembled, or the major part of them, to make or constitute Just Lawes, by which they will be regulated, and to depute from among themselves such Ministers as shall see them faithfully executed between Man and Man.”
Text III Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England, 1641
Which of the following had an impact on colonial resistance to increased control by the British government?
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