Mayflower Compact


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Mayflower Compact

A self-government agreement with equality under law made by the Pilgrim Fathers while still at sea.
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Those looking for a purely American origin myth invented a path from the Mayflower Compact to the U.
Let me cite for you just a portion of the Mayflower compact, one of our nation's organic documents.
Our first constitution, the Mayflower Compact of 1620, stated its purpose was "the advancement of the Christian faith.
The real history of the nation began with the Mayflower Compact, which referred to God several times.
Thomas Benton (R-Jefferson), insisted that the measure is legal because the Commandments will be posted with other documents, including the Mayflower Compact, the Magna Carta and the preamble of the Georgia Constitution.
Americans were a Christian people, from the Mayflower Compact to the Founding and beyond.
Perhaps because they were all men, just like all 41 signers of the Mayflower Compact, these philosophers failed to empower women in their social, political and economic constructs.
Mayflower Compact, Emancipation Proclamation, Articles of Confederation, the Monroe Doctrine and The American Crisis.
We forget that the fundamental concept of "the consent of the governed" came from the Mayflower Compact.
American Dreams from MultiEducator is an iPhone (and iPod touch) app that offers a wealth of historical documents from each period of our nation's history from the Mayflower Compact to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address earlier this year.
We chose a mix of items that students might be asked to research for a test or paper, from the Mayflower Compact to the War Powers Act, from the Protestant Reformation to Anwar Sadat.
The author also highlights such events as the signing of the Mayflower Compact, penned during the crossing of the Atlantic; a document that would later provide the underpinning for America's democratic system.