Seventeenth-Century Political Developments

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Political developments in seventeenth-century shaped the development of its American colonies in a wide variety of ways. Early in the seventeenth-century, when the English started to migrate to North America, the concept of “freedom” had a small role in English political parley. As time went on this issue started to intensify with other political issues like the struggle for political supremacy between the parliament and the Stuart monarch. This dispute would later lead to the House of commons accusing the Stuart kings of leading the nation back into catholicism, endangering the liberty by imposing taxes without the parliament's consent, and imprisoning opposing political forces. In 1642 a civil war broke out resulting in the execution of

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