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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, ...

Second Continental Congress [ushistory.org]


This rough draft of the Declaration of Independence was handwritten by Thomas Jefferson. It is believed that it was copied from several "creative drafts.

Second Continental Congress - United States History


The role of Second Continental Congress in the history of the United States of America.

The Continental Congress - American Revolution - HISTORY.com


In 1775, the Second Continental Congress convened after the American Revolutionary War (1775-83) had already begun. In 1776, it took the momentous step of ...

The Second Continental Congress - Kidport


The Second Continental Congress Meeting. Top of Page. Second Continental Congress at the State House in Philadelphia (Source: Library of Congress).

American Revolution for Kids: The Continental Congress - Ducksters


Kids learn about The Continental Congress meetings; major events in the American ... The Second Continental Congress first met on May 10, 1775. After that ...

Second Continental Congress | John Adams Historical Society


The Second Continental Congress succeeded the First Continental Congress and took place in Philadelphia starting on May 10<sup>th</sup> 1775 right after the Battles of  ...

Second Continental Congress - The American Revolution


Shortly after the fighting of the American Revolution commenced, the Second Continental Congress convened to formally manage affairs on the home front.

Second Continental Congress Declaration of the Causes and ...


When the second Continental Congress convened in May 1775, the battles of Lexington and Concord had already been fought, and an informally organised ...

The Second Continental Congress - Boundless


Learn more about the second continental congress in the Boundless open textbook.

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The Second Continental Congress - May 5, 1775


When the First Continental Congress adjourned October 26, 1774, the delegates agreed to meet again on May 5, 1775. The Second Continental Congress met ...

Continental Congress, 1774–1781 - Office of the Historian


The Continental Congress was the governing body by which the American ... the delegates to the Second Continental Congress formed the Continental army ...

Coming of the American Revolution: Second Continental Congress


The First Continental Congress adjourns on 26 October 1774, but delegates resolve to reconvene in May 1775 if Parliament does not address their grievances.