first/second continental congress
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In The First Continental Congress they discuss their complaints of the taxes being put on them and what it could mean for them as colonies.
Then they talk about what they can do to stop the taxes, one way was to not import goods from Britain.
Here they wrote The Declaration of Rights affirming their loyalty to the British crown but also disputing the parliaments right to tax them.
In The Second Continental Congress they talked about the war that was happening in Boston with the Britain soldiers and the patriots.
next they talked about creating an army to protect the colonies and have the army commander be George Washington.
Finally after a long discussion they decided to sign The Declaration of Independence to be separate and have no allegiance to the country of Britain.
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