August 1774 - August 1774Jefferson publishes A Summary View...

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Unformatted text preview: August 1774Jefferson publishes A Summary View of the Rights of British America March 23, 1775 Patrick Henry delivers "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at Second Virginia Convention March 29 1775 Named alternate to Second Continental Congress April 19, 1775 Revolutionary War begins with Battles of Lexington and Concord June 8, 1775 Earl of Dunmore flees Virginia, throwing British rule there into question June 11, 1775 Jefferson leaves Willamsburg for Philadelphia to attend Second Continental Congress June 21, 1775 Attends first session of Second Continental Congress June 26, 1775 Contributes to adopted resolution "An Address on the Causes of Taking Up Arms" August 1775 Congress adjourns; Jefferson returns to Virginia to attend convention there August 23, 1775King George III declares colonies to be in open rebellion against Great...
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