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The Mayflower Compact I


Lead: One of the icons of American democracy is the Mayflower Compact, the Pilgrim’s signed commitment in November 1620 to justice and equality in local government. The chance to govern themselves and pursue their religious impulses was a long time coming. Intro. : A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

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Jamestown Journey: Shays’ Rebellion II


Lead: Faced with growing anarchy and an arthritic Constitution, many in the new United States began to demand a better way. Intro.: Dan Roberts and A Moment in Time with Jamestown - Journey of Democracy, tracing the global advance of democratic ideals since the founding of Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.

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Jamestown Journey: Shay’s Rebellion I


Lead: In the 1780s desperate New England frontier farmers revolted against tight credit and farm foreclosures in Shays’ Rebellion. Intro.: Dan Roberts and A Moment in Time with Jamestown - Journey of Democracy, tracing the global advance of democratic ideals since the founding of Jamestown, Virginia in 1607. Content: In

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