Continental congress

Continental congress

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  • First Continental Congress
  • We are here today to discuss our broken ties with the British
  • Back in England...
  • Your Highness please send me and my men in, we are ready!
  • The colonist are acting like animals! I must send in more British troops to tame them!
  • October 26, 1774
  • On September 5, 1774, delegates from the colonies came to Philadelphia as the First Continental Congress to organize freedom from the Brittish
  • Second Continental Congress
  • We must declare our freedom from this tyrant we call our ruler
  • We reconvene again to see if we should declare our independence after Britain ignored our petition
  • Upon hearing the colonist uproar at the Continental Congress, he decides to send out  about 18,000 troops and German Mercenaries to the colonies due to his anger
  • Declaration of Independence
  • On October 26, 1774, the first Continental Congress disbanded, though they did state, that should Britain fail to address the colonist grievances towards their country, they would reconvene on May 10, 1775.  
  • Bu-but I really love them, th-they give me mo-money
  • As the American Revolution has already begun, as promised the Second Continental Congress was formed once again on May 10, 1775 
  • On July 4,  1776, the Continental  voted to approve the Declaration of Independence 
  • The colonist won the war against the British and finalized their independence from Brittain
  • Dear, please stop crying over this little thing
  • King George wasn't too happy with the colonies decision
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