May 26 - Continental Congress June 21, 1775 Attends first...

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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  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 
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Unformatted text preview: 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 Britain September 1775 Second daughter Jane Randolph Jefferson dies at age three September 26, 1775Appointed commander of Albermarle militia September 30, 1775 Returns to Philadelphia for re-adjournment of Second Continental Congress Autumn 1775 Loyalist raids on Virginia organized by Earl of Dunmore begin January 20, 1776 Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense March 31, 1776 Mother Jane Randolph Jefferson dies at age fifty-seven...
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