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government had been gradually moving towards providing Parliament with absolute power. Even the King was now considered under the law, divine right had been cast aside and Parliament was unapproachable in authority and power. The colonists did not believe their assemblies should have absolute rule. Also unlike the English constitution which consisted of a "body of law and custom from the beginning of the kingdom", the colonists believed that a constitution was an actual written document that could not be changed on a whim by a supreme legislature.government had been gradually moving towards providing Parliament with absolute power. Even the King was now considered under the law, divine right had been cast aside and Parliament was unapproachable in authority and power. The colonists did not believe their assemblies should have absolute rule. Also unlike the English constitution which consisted of a "body of law and custom from the beginning of the kingdom", the colonists believed that a constitution was an actual written document that could not be changed on a whim by a supreme legislature.government had been gradually moving towards providing Parliament with absolute power. Even the King was now considered under the law, divine right had been cast aside and Parliament was unapproachable in authority and power. The colonists did not believe their assemblies should have absolute rule. Also unlike the English constitution which consisted of a "body of law and custom from the beginning of the kingdom", the colonists believed that a constitution was an actual written document that could not be changed on a whim by a supreme legislature.

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