The First Continental Congress was a meeting about the new British laws and taxes. So they decided to boycott British goods.
The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the thirteen colonies to get rid of the taxes and laws.
The Battle of Lexington and Concord was the first war.
In the Second Continental Congress people gathered such as Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John Hancock was a plan to fight the war with England.
So they recruited troops in the 13 colonies like George Washington to lead.
The colonists wanted to break free from England from a pamphlet/book called Common Sense by Thomas Paine. He said in the book the people who don’t want to break free from are dummies.
George Washington was from Virginia, John Adams was from Massachusetts, Ben Franklin was from Pennsylvania.
Their first task was to bring all 13 colonies to war. The Militia already tried to fight England In the battle of Lexington.
Their second task was to recruit a leader or general for the war, they chose George Washington.
Their 3rd and hardest task was to decide whether to was to declare independence.
The Second Continental Congress had 56 delegates.
2-6 people from each colony.
Ben Franklin was a funny guy.
Samuel Adams was related to John Adams.
When they dumped the tea into the water the water turned black.
Stamp Act and Boston Port Act were the worst intolerable Acts .
1. What did we decide during the 2nd Continental Congress?
2. What is one thing that you think everyone should know about the 2nd Continental Congress?
3. Why should more teachers try to connect with other classrooms when learning things like history?
1.We decided during the Second Continental Congress was to be not ruled by England in a war.
2.One thing thing everyone should know about Second Continental Congress is that George Washington was there.