Describe the makeup and purposes of the house of burgesses
In 1619 Virginia colonial governor George Yeardley established the Virginia House of Burgesses. How has this effected the role of government up to this time? How was this group established in a time of Marshal Law? What steps were taken to overturn this and describe the makeup and purposes of the House of Burgesses? Discuss the meaning of “Burgesses” and the significance of this singular event. Highlight historical speeches leading to American Independence delivered in this body of government.