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March 12, 1773∙Earl of Dunmore dissolves the House of Burgesses after Jefferson calls  for more autonomous rule  May 16, 1773 ∙Dabney Carr dies, leaving six children to the Jefferson family  May 30, 1773 ∙John Wayles dies, leaving Jefferson considerable debts, lands, and  slaves  October 1773 ∙Jefferson appointed surveyor of Albermarle County  April 3, 1774 ∙Second daughter Jane Randolph Jefferson born at Monticello  May 26, 1774 ∙Earl of Dunmore dissolves House of Burgesses again after further  rumblings of protest against colonial rule  June 1, 1774 ∙Day of fasting proclaimed throughout Virginia in protest over the terms of  the Boston Port Act  July 26, 1774∙Jefferson drafts Albermarle Resolutions, specifying format for First Virginia  Convention  August 1774∙Jefferson publishes 
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Unformatted text preview: 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...
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