Social Studies propaganda
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The deliberate spreading of info.
refusal to trade
2nd Continental Congress
hesitant of war
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A symbol of peace
What happened to protest in the 13 colonies?
They grew stronger.
Where did the colonist meet at?
When did the colonist meet?
Why did they meet?
To discuss the crown. 7 months later, colonist were in rebellion w/ the military.
What happens in the end of the 2nd continental of congress?
Americans break apart from the government and declare independence.
When was the First Continental Congress?
September 5, 1774
How many delegates were at the first continental congress?
-The British imposition of the stamp and other taxes.
-Americans strong belief they had equal right.
-Number of representation arguing about taxes.
What did the delegates want to accomplish?
-The declaration of resolves.
-Plan of union of Great Britain and the colonies.
What were the delegates NOT ready for?
To call independence.
During the 2nd Continental Congress, what happened?
65 men decided what steps would be made by the colonists.
What did John Adams want the colonists to do?
He wanted colonists to form governments. Declare independence. Recognize minutemen as continental army. Pick a general to lead the army against the British.
Who was the commander in the 2nd continental of congress? (decisions made.)
Financial (decisions made.)
Authorize the printing of colonial money.
Who else was in the committee? (decisions made.)
Foreign Affairs (decisions made.)
The congress sent representatives to France and other locations throughout Europe in order to try to gain alliance.
Independence (decisions made)/ Who primarily made the declaration of independence.
Government (decisions made)
Approved the passage of the articles of confederation as the 1st government of the new nation in 1777.
C.S- Great Britain is unable to..
Effectively govern the colonies from Europe.
C.S- Governments should be ruled by..
People not kings.
C.S- What kind of natural right do the colonist have?
To govern themselves.
C.S- What is the king of England like to his own people?
He's like a savage, and cruel to his people.
C.S- What is the true king of people?
John Dickinson was from..
John Dickinson was a member of..
The Pennsylvania delegation to the 2nd continental congress.
What helped the author olive branch petition?
Outspoken opponent of stamp act/ taxes and policies.
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