Create a Colonial Government You have reached the shores of North America and are starting a colony. You and the other colonists have agreed to govern yourselves. Now you need to plan your government. Work with a partner or small group to answer the questions below. 1. What will you name your colony? (This should be a historic-sounding name.) 2. How will leaders for your government be selected? 3. What meetings will leaders hold for governing the colony? 4. What problems could there be in the colony? What kinds of laws will leaders need to pass to solve those problems? 5. Write 2 laws for your colony. 6. What freedoms and responsibilities will members of your colony have? ACTIVATOR CHAPTER 3, LESSON 2
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