This set of notes explains the development of self-government and democratic governments in the English colonies of North America. Topics include: English political traditions like the Magna Carta and English Bill of Rights, as well as the development of colonial self-government (Mayflower Compact, Virginia House of Burgesses, Fundamental Orders of Connecticut).
Comes with an editable powerpoint.
Feel free to use this kahoot for formative assessment: https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/c1cc80bd-5236-48f4-9b27-6faafcdc5e79
I recommend spending another day giving students a chance to go deeper into the colonial governments. I have had them create collages, storybooks, etc. Creating a product is very helpful for the topic of colonial government.