Unformatted text preview: June 7, 1776 ∙Richard Henry Lee introduces resolution to declare independence and form a confederation with foreign alliances June 11, 1776 ∙Jefferson appointed to committee to prepare Declaration of Independence June 20, 1776 ∙Jefferson appointed to another year's term in Congress June 28, 1776 ∙Declaration of Independence presented to Congress June 29, 1776 ∙ Virginia Convention accepts constitution and forms first state government July 2, 1776 ∙Congress approves resolution to declare independence July 4, 1776∙Congress accepts Declaration of Independence September 2, 1776 ∙Jefferson resigns from Congress due to wife's illness September 30, 1776 ∙Appointed to negotiate diplomatic treaties with France but declines due to wife's illness November 5, 1776 ∙Appointed to revise Virginia's existing laws in committee...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08
- Common Sense