What was the setting of the 2nd Continental Congress?
What was th name of the group meeting?
2nd Continental Congress
How long has King George been taxing/blockading the colonies?
What is a Hessian/German mercenary?
A German person hired to fight for the British
Who is John Adams' wife?
What was the significance of the Olive Branch Petition?
It symbolized peace.
What is the name of the crime of breaking away from the mother country?
Which colony outside Massachusetts proposed the Congress independence?
Who is the chairman of this gathering?
Whose son was the royal governer of New Jersey?
Who is commander of the Continental Army?
What is the new nation the Congress is trying to make?
How long has it been since the battles at Lexington and Concord?
What does the vote for Independence have to be in order for the colonies to fight?
Adams, Jefferson, and Franklin feel the need to state the reasons for breaking away from England in the Declaration?
So everybody knows, to gain allies
How does George Washington describe the Continental Army?
Drunk, disorderly, disrespectful, deserters, undisciplined
How does George Washington describe the British army?
The finest marksmen in the world