the first continental congress
was a group of 56 delegates from 12 colonies (all except Georgia) who met in Philadelphia in September of 1774
the second continental congress
Representatives from each of the colonies met in Phillidelphia to start an official government and to build an army and a navy (They decided that George Washington would lead their army). Effect They were able to organize a government and an army.
the declaration of independence
an act of the Second Continental Congress, adopted on July 4, 1776, which declared that the Thirteen Colonies in North America were "Free and Independent States" and that "all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved."
first continental congress
Delagates from all colonies except georgia met to discuss problems with britain and to promote independence
the declaration of independace 1 main parts
colonist idea about government. government get power from the consent or agreement of the people it govern
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