Class Notes

A month after Lexington and Concord, the Colonial leaders met for the Second Continental Congress in May, 1775. They had two conflicting goals at this meeting. It was a year before we would declare our Independence from England. The first goal was to convince the Crown that we were still loyal and wanted peace after killing their soldiers. The second goal was to raise an army to fight against the King for our rights. And you think our congress is confused.

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