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2nd Continental Congress?
May 1775/12 of the 13 colonies were represented/decided how to act now that open hostilities had taken place/decided not to break away from UK but to fund a military.
Olive Branch Petition?
a peace request named for the olive branch/before Richard Penn could give the treaty to King George 3 the fighting spread, canceling the petition.
2nd Continental Congress?
May 1775/12 of the 13 colonies were represented/decided how to act now that open hostilities had taken place/decided not to break away from UK but to fund a military.
Lexington?
April 18, 1775/"The British are Coming/Shot heard around the world.
Olive Branch Petition?
a peace request named for the olive branch/before Richard Penn could gve the treaty to King George 3 the fighting spread, canceling the petition.
First Continental Congress?
56 colonial delegates that met in Penn/The only state not represented was Georgia/many people involved in protest groups attended/Chose the best way to respond to the crisis in Ma, and agreed they should still boycott Britain.
Lord Dunmore's Proclamation?
Drew African American slaves to the British side/willing to fight in exchange for freedom.
Minutemen?
Hired British soliders who were ready to fight on a minutes notice.
Concord?
The British mached to Concord where the militia had stored their muskets/the British started to retreat and they lost 250 men on the march back.
Fort Ticonderoga?
British Held/May 10 colonists snuck up and quickly took the fort/Guns, and Cannons.