Colonial America Dbq

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In Colonial America, during the 1600’s and 1700’s, there were religious, political and geographical changes which resulted in democratic and undemocratic changes. Religion had a big impact on Colonial America. Maryland had to pass the Act of Toleration because too many people were not able to exercise their religion freely. (document 1) The act stated that nobody in Maryland who exercises their religion will be embarrassed and is free to do so willingly, however this act only applied to Christians. Any other religions basically did not have freedom, so this act is undemocratic. Political issues were a major part of the Colonial American Society. Voting qualifications made it so very few people could vote. In order to vote, males had to be
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