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What did the Second Charter of the Virginia Company of London authorize?
It extended English rights to the colonists.
Declaration of Independence
This document laid out some basic ideas on which a government should be built. It also gave reasons why Americans should become independent. It states that the authority to govern belongs to the people, not a king. It states that all people are created equal, and have rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It was signed on July 4, 1776, by delegates of the Second Continental Convention.
What document authorized the Virginia Company of London to settle a colony in Virginia?
The First Charter of Virginia
The Statute for Religious Freedom
A bill written by Thomas Jefferson allowing the people of Virginia the freedom to worship as they chose. It later became part of the First Admendment in the Bill of Rights.
The Articles of Confederation
The thirteen newly independent states had united themselves under the Articles of Confederation, a constitution drafted in 1777 and ratified in 1781. It gave few powers to the Congress and left most powers to the states.
Bill of Rights
A list of rights and freedoms guaranteed to the people.
What did the Third Charter of Virginia authorize?
It allowed for a representative government, and it allowed two colonies in the New World, Jamestown and the citie of Henricus.
Declaration of Independence
This document laid out some basic ideas on which a government should be built. It also gave reasons why Americans should become independent. It states that the authority to govern belongs to the people, not a king. It states that all people are created equal, and have rights to life, lierty, and the pursuit of happiness. It was signed on July 4, 1776, by delegates of the Second Continental Convention.
Declaration of Independence
This document laid out some basic ideas on which a government should be built. It also gave reasons why Americans should become independent. It states that the authority to govern belongs to the people, not a king. It states that all people are created equal, and have rights to life, lierty, and the pursuit of happiness. It was signed on July 4, 1776, by delegates of the Second Continental Convention.