The Continental Congress provided leadership during the American Revolution and drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation.
5 - 8
Civics, Social Studies, U.S. History
In the 1770s, the Continental Congress, composed of many of the United States' eventual founders, met to respond to a series of laws passed by the British Parliament that were unpopular with many of the colonists.
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May 20, 2022
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