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Unformatted text preview: Outline 8 I. Lexington and Concord-1775 II. Second Continental Congress-1775 III. Declaration of Independence -1776 IV.Revolution a. Choosing sides b. Military resources 1. British 2. Colonial viii. Terms of Peace-1783 First continental congress Dealing with political battle Deals with coercive acts 1774 meets Lexington and Concord End up in a war It goes from a political war to a military fight Outside of Boston (there was a standing army in Boston still) it marched outside the city on a mission to gather arms Shots are fired and men from both sides are killed This was a year before the declaration of Independence There wasnt wide spread support of Independence yet The problem was about getting policy changed and not about independence This was started unintentionally there were no plans to start the war- it wasnt premeditated Second Continental Congress They come back into session and there is fighting going on Gets everything organized for war These are the ones in charge for the rest of the war They have a challenge- they have to act like the government for a nation at war There is no nation at the time- its just a bunch of colonies that dont like the British and their government Colonists needs to start acting in unison to address the war thats going on They begin to organize an army and try to equip it George Washington was the commander for the Second Continental Congress They prepare a petition for the King of Britain It was called the Olive Branch Petition= it addresses the king directly which is different The king was supposed to protect his peoples right and they...
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