First Continental Congress Dbq

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In September 5, 1774, 54 delegates gathered at the first Continental Congress at Carpenter’s Hall in Philadelphia. They were extremely displeased by the Intolerable Acts. Among the delegates were radicals John Adams, Patrick Henry, and George Washington, a moderate representing his ideas; they wanted peace in the colonies, yet expected violence that came. The Congress ended with 4 agreements, one of them concluded that if one colony was attacked, then it was an act of violence on all of them. Therefore colonies then needed to be protected if the British refused their declaration to colonial rights and decided to harm them. The enforcement of boycotts created violence in the colonies, and drew more British soldiers. Militias were established
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