The Mayflower Compact Vs. US Gov.

Established 1620, 1789

THE MAYFLOWER CONTRACT

What is it?: The Mayflower Contract is a document, or agreement on the following the laws. It was the first attempt at self government. All rules for the colony would be made using majority-rule democratic principles.

United States Government

What is it? The united states government is a federal constitution republic. It includes a President and a vice president; which are in the executive branch. Then the legislative branch, including the house of representatives, and the senate. Last but not least is the judicial branch, which includes the supreme court.

Whats similar?

The mayflower compact and the united states government today is very similar. They both have their citizens vote on which they want there laws to be. They both give you freedom and rights if you follow these laws.

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