Direct Citizen Input Analysis

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Direct citizen input played a key role in the establishment of Plymouth and self government. The pilgrims were tired of their oppression by King James, so they decided that they were going to create their own form of government, The Mayflower Compact. The major benefit that this document had over their previous form of government is that they were no longer ruled over, but instead they ruled themselves using direct democracy by voting on everything they would do. This was important because this provided them with more freedoms to pursue opportunities. If they wanted to build a new business, they could. If they wanted to enact a public policy, they could. All without the permission of the king. You can see a lot of the benefits of direct citizen
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