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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Loss of territories - productive land,industries and raw resources When: May 10,1775 Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Why: To decide what the next plan of action was in the war. The Second Continental Congress My opinion on State of Positions is a way that The Congress showed their cooperation by writing two treaty pieces that they could show both parties the they tried their best I believe that this was very a smart battle tactic. This event impacted the American colonists.They were impacted because the only reason that the delegates put together the Second Continental Congress was because they couldnt take anymore of the British. Some of the colonists wanted to be loyal to King George III,but others wanted to do much more thancreate an army. The Continental Congressgave GeorgeWashington commandover the armies,because they believed that Washington could work with the rich around Philadelphia to give them financial support and organize an army of soldiers. He was also in the military and knew what he was doing. On May 10, 1775, the members of what would soon be known as the Second Continental Congress. Held a meeting at the State House in Philadelphia. There were a couple representatives that met. Some of the leaders included John Hancock from Massachusetts, Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, and Benjamin Franklin from Pennsylvania.The Second Continental Congress meeting began with matters of the battle of Lexington and Concord. The Patriots were on the outskirts of Boston trying to drive the Red Coats out of the city. The Second Continental Congress established the militia as the Continental Army to represent the thirteen states. They also elected George Washington as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, and let him appoint generals under his guard . Meanwhile the Second Continental Congress wrote a letter called the Olive Branch Potion that they sent to the Royal crown. This letter stated that the Patriots still wanted peace with the crown, but the king rejected that thought. The next important letter the Congress wrote was also to the crown to tell the British that they had no choice they had to start an official war against them. Britiish colonists vs. Patriot colonists Yellow: British Red: Oatriots double click to change this title text!
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