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Declaration of Independence Action of Second Continental Congress, July 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

The Assembly Room in Philadelphia's Independence Hall, where the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence

The Assembly Room in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.

Second Continental Congress - It was a meeting with all 13 colonies. They wanted to have more truths than war.

Congress Voting Independence, a depiction of the Second Continental Congress voting on the United States Declaration of Independence.

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9 Surprising Facts About the Declaration of Independence

The Committee of Five drafted the U. Declaration of Independence Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert R.

The Second Continental Congress was important to the Revolutionary War because it convened in Philadelphia. It created the continental army. George Washington was chosen to be supreme commander. At this point, the Second Continental Congress was a full governing body.

Draft copy of Declaration of Independence, the Second Continental Congress changed the course of American History.

Second Continental Congress [ushistory.org]

Second Continental Congress [ushistory.org]

Thomas Palmer Musket | Museum of the American made by Philadelphia gunsmith Thomas Palmer, is believed to have been one of the forty muskets ordered by George Washington in January 1775 for the Prince William County Independent Company in Virginia. The First Continental Congress (September-October 1774) tried to secure the repeal of the “Intolerable Acts” by creating the Continental Association in order to enforce a boycott of British imported goods. Local “committees of safety” were charged…

Thomas Palmer Musket | Museum of the American made by Philadelphia gunsmith Thomas Palmer, is believed to have been one of the forty muskets ordered by George Washington in January 1775 for the Prince William County Independent Company in Virginia. The First Continental Congress (September-October 1774) tried to secure the repeal of the “Intolerable Acts” by creating the Continental Association in order to enforce a boycott of British imported goods. Local “committees of safety” were charged…

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George Washington Is Appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army by the Second Continental Congress

Comic 180: Early America: (Second Continental Congress) covers the "Road to the American Revolution," outbreak of war in the colonies and the early...

Comic 180: Early America, 6.3 (Second Continental Congress, Road to Revolution)

Comic Early America: (Second Continental Congress) covers the "Road to the American Revolution," outbreak of war in the colonies and the early formation

Learn about the Second Continental Congress. Study the documents issued by the Congress that led to the American Revoluation

Learn about the Second Continental Congress. Study the documents issued by the Congress that led to the American Revoluation

SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE  IN THE DAR AMERICANA COLLECTION:  Matthew Thornton, New Hampshire. One of the last delegates to sign the Declaration of Independence.  He arrived at the Second Continental Congress three months after the formal signing on Aug. 2, 1776.  In 1775 he drafted a plan of government that became New Hampshire's first constitution.

Matthew Thornton was a New Hampshire delegate to the Continental Congress, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Gouverneur Morris was an accomplished statesman that ushered in the idea of a person being a citizen of the union, not the individual states. He was part of the Second Continental Congress and as such helped provide legislative leadership to back up George Washington in his fight against the British. He signed the Articles of Confederation. He is credited with writing parts of the Constitution including possibly its preamble.

Here's a List of the Top 10 Most Significant Founding Fathers

Learn all about the ten most significant founding fathers of the United States who were part of the American Revolution and the founding of the nation

The Second Continental Congress. The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that, soon after warfare, declared the American Revolutionary War had begun.

Second Continental Congress - the American Revolution for lovers, students and teachers of history.

Second Continental Congress

The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that, soon after warfare, declared the American Revolutionary War had begun.

The “United Colonies” Become “United States”    On September 9, 1776, the Second Continental Congress declared that the United Colonies would now be

On September the Second Continental Congress declared that the United Colonies would now be known as the United States.

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