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The 1st and 2nd Continental Congress

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Audrey Stump

on 7 May 2014

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Where did the Continental Congress meet?
The First and Second Continental Congress!!!
When did the Congress meet?
They met at Carpenters hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
First Congress
Barnes, Ian. The Historical Atlas Of The American Revolution. New York, NY: Routledge, 2000. Print.
This is where the continental
congress held their meetings.

First Congress
Second Congress
They met at Independence hall(Carpenters hall) in Philadelphia and they also met in places like Baltimore, Maryland and York, Pennsylvania.
September 5th, 1774- March 1781
They met at different times between September 5th and October 26th 1774.
Second Congress
They met at different times between May 1775 and March 1781.
There are many impacts of the Continental Congress. One major impact is that we have a president, freedom, and get to choose religion. If this congress hadn't happend we might have still been ruled by britain today.
Who were included in the meeting?
First Congress
For this meeting every colony came except for Georgia.
Second Congress
For this meeting every colony came including Georgia.
What did they do during the FIRST Continental Congress?
They wrote a letter to King George the 3rd. This letter was mainly about the issues the colonies had with being treated badly. They tried to demand the King to stop the Intolerable Acts or they would start to

British goods. The King chose to ignore them and they started to Boycott.
What other things did they do?
They planned to meet again in May of 1775 if the British didn't meet their needs.
There was 2 major acts of the Continental
Congress. 1st:
This is a sketch of British/American lines and fortification.
2nd major act:
A minor thing that happend:
Discussed the current situation with Britain, the Intolerable Acts, and British
imposed on the Boston punishment(Boston Tea Party).
Who were the presidents of the Continental Congress?
First Congress
Peyton Randolph
Second Congress
John Hancock
What was Going on After the First Congress?
After the First Congress a lot had been going on like:
- The Revolutionary War
-The Battle of Lexington
-The Battle of Concord
What was the Main part of the 2nd congress?
The main thing they were trying to accomplish was to get an army together and ready to fight.
What was the 2nd Congress Similar to?
It was like a government because they sent ambassadors to foreign countries, made their own money, got loans, and owned an army.
Song WANNABE Continental Congress style.
What's the Word?
- to not use.
Picture of Patrick Henry leading the First Continental Congress.
"American Revolution The Continental Congress." DUCKSTERS. Technological Solutions, Inc., n.d. Web. 27 Mar. 2014. <http://www.ducksters.com/history/continental_congress.php>.
"American Revolution The Continental Congress." DUCKSTERS. Technological Solutions, Inc., n.d. Web. 27 Mar. 2014. <http://www.ducksters.com/history/continental_congress.php>.
First Continental Congress-- Wannabe. 14 Oct. 2013. youtube. Web. 22 Apr. 2014. <
Downey, Matthew T. Contemporary's American History 1 Before 1865. Columbus, OH: Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, 2006. Print.
- the people that make the decisions for different places. They also pass the laws.
By: Audrey Stump
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