Olive Branch Petition

Olive Branch Petition

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  • Each ready to share their ideas of what to do next towards Britain, the officials gather to discuss.
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  • Once inside, John Dickinson decides to propose a way to stop all of the chaos going on between the two nations.
  • Gentlemen. We know we face a very difficult situation here, and I think I have an idea on how to cease it.
  • We can create hope for peace between us!
  • What a terrible idea! Nonsense!
  • I think that we should propose an olive branch towards Britain.
  • Hmmm... I'm quite fond of this idea
  • Some gladly accepted, while others strongly opposed.
  • They all take a vote on whether they should send the olive branch, and most colonies voted in favor.
  • Unfortunately, the king declined their olive branch request.
  • Gentlemen, the king has declined your request of an olive branch, mainly because you colonists have betrayed Britain and are incredibly despicable!
  • The Continental Congress then decided that their only other option was to send their troops to war.
  • I knew that foolish idea wouldn't work! Now, time for a good idea towards separation from Britain: War!
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