Unformatted text preview: 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, 1775∙King George III declares colonies to be in open rebellion against Great Britain September 1775 ∙Second daughter Jane Randolph Jefferson dies at age three September 26, 1775∙Appointed commander of Albermarle militia September 30, 1775 ∙Returns to Philadelphia for re-adjournment of Second Continental...
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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