Mayflower Compact


Mayflower Compact
A compact made and signed by 41 adult male members of the Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, off the coast of what later became the state of Massachusetts, in 1620, binding the signers under solemn covenant to form a civil body politic to operate under just and equal laws, acts, ordinances, and constitutions to be enacted from time to time for the good of the Colony.

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  • Mayflower Compact — Ce bas relief, qui représente la signature du Mayflower Compact, se trouve dans Bradford Street à Provincetown, juste sous le Pilgrim Monument. Le Mayflower Compact est un pacte rédigé par les Pères pèlerins lors du voyage à bord du Mayflower… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Mayflower Compact — Unterzeichnung des Mayflower Vertrages Der Mayflower Vertrag, englisch Mayflower Compact, war das erste Regierungsdokument der Kolonie Plymouth. Er wurde von den Pilgervätern (engl. Pilgrim Fathers), die auf der Mayflower den Atlantik überquerten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Mayflower Compact — agreement created in 1620 by the passengers on the Mayflower that established the first local government system in the New World (U.S. History) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mayflower compact — an agreement to establish a government, entered into by the Pilgrims in the cabin of the Mayflower on November 11, 1620 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mayflower Compact —  Майского цветка Договор …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Mayflower Compact Act — Mayflower Compact Ce bas relief, qui représente la signature du Mayflower Compact, se trouve dans Bradford Street à Provincetown, juste sous le Pilgrim Monument. Le Mayflower Compact est un pacte rédigé par les Pères pèlerins lors du voyage à… …   Wikipédia en Français


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