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Committees of Correspondence

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Transcript of Committees of Correspondence

Why?
What?
A letter from the committee of correspondence and a photo
Committees of Correspondence

The First Committee

of Correspondence was made in Boston

Massachusettes in 1764. It's main priority was


to gain opposition to the currency act.




The second committee of correspondence was formed in New York to oppose the Stamp act their goal was to get other colonies to send delegates to the Stamp act congress to fight taxation for Britain one year
after the Boston
Committee was made.
The First C mmittees
Sources
The sources I used to make my Prezi are from Kenny H, Connor Chandler, Ushistory.com and history.com
Prezi By:

Cole Lewis
The Committees of Correspondence were formed throughout the colonies as means of coordinating action against Great Britain. Many were formed by the legislatures of the respective colonies, others by extra governmental assotiations such as the Sons of Liberty in the in the various colonies. In any case, the members of these organizations representedthe leading men of each colony. It took some time and finally an act as dramatic as the Boston Port Bill, to coordinate the colonies in action against great britain
Committees of Correspondence were the American colonies' first institution for maintaining communication with one another. They were organized in the decade before the Revolution, when the deteriorating relationship with Great Britain made it increasingly important for the colonies to share ideas and information.
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