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Unformatted text preview: 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, 1774Jefferson drafts Albermarle Resolutions, specifying format for First Virginia Convention 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...
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