In the period of the American Revolution, 56 Delegates from every colony except Georgia came together and spoke for all the people of the colonies.
We need to write something that will protect our freedom,liberty,trial by jury
The first meeting of the continental act was about the committees of correspondence Virginia: They elected Peyton Randolph unanimously as the president of congress
Virginia: They elected Peyton Randolph unanimously as the president of congressPennsylvania: Charles Thomas was elected secretary of the colonies one vote to each state/colony depending on their size
They didn’t want british authorities with colonial freedom so eventually they adopted a declaration of personal rights giving them life, liberty, a trial by jury, and property. This also went against the taxation
On December 1,1774. The First Continental Congress arranged for a boycott of British goods. This boycott was in hopes that Great Britain would retract the Intolerable Acts.
The Patriots were on board with support of Independence from Great Britain meanwhile, the Loyalists were not.