How Did The Colonial Era Impact The Advancement Of Democracy

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The thirteen colonies were founded primarily by people escaping oppressive regimes and searching for a better way of life. Beginning in 1630, England had thirteen colonies in what is now known as America. There were three regions in Colonial America; the Middle Colonies, the Southern Colonies, and the English colonies. The colonial era impacted the advancement of democracy.

The colonies appeared to be a place for such advancements and freedoms. Most offered religious freedom, voting rights, property ownership and other basic rights/needs. When you take a closer look at their laws, it becomes blatantly obvious that those rights were available to a smaller portion of society. In order to vote in thirteen colonies, you had to be Christian, white,

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