Democracy In Colonial America Dbq Analysis

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DBQ - Democracy in Colonial America Essay

Democracy during colonial America was a work in progress, which included democratic and undemocratic features.
One democratic feature is, citizen participation. It includes becoming informed, debating issues, voting in elections, etc. In Document Three “The fundamental Orders of Connecticut” states “The choice of governors should be made by all those eligible to vote.” Which is including the citizens, of that state.
Human rights which are the rights all people have simply because they are human beings. Democracies protect and respect the dignity of all people. One undemocratic feature is, slavery. In Document Five “Plan of a Slave Ship,” is showing that slaves have no legal rights and were treated

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