Continental Congress Meeting Research Paper

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On September 5th, 1774 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the first Continental Congress meeting was held in Carpenters Hall. Fifty-Six delegates from all of the colonies attended that meeting except for Georgia. Some of the Fifty-Six delegates were Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Jay Adams, and John Jay. They discussed the Declaration of Independance and taxation without representation from the British. After the meeting they had little to no actions for a while until the second meeting, where they signed the declaration of independance and America was born. This affects America today because without that meeting we would not have America. Also we would not have defeated the British army and claimed America. Without the meeting we would
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