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Second Continental Congress The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the spring of 1775 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Continental Army The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary.
George Washington George Washington was the 1st president of the United States under the Constitution and was the leader of the Continental Army
Battle of Bunker Hill Was the first great battle of the Revolutionary War
Impose to take advantage of someone by demanding their attention or commitment
Independence being free and independent
Policies a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or individual.
Olive Branch Petition The Olive Branch Petition, was a letter to King George III, from members of the Second Continental Congress, which represents the last attempt by the moderate party in North America to avoid a war of independence against Britain.
Thomas Paine An American Revolutionary leader who supported the colonists fight for independence
Common Sense Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies.
Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence is the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain.
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States
Natural Rights Rights that people supposedly have under natural law. The Declaration of Independence of the United States lists life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as natural rights.
Fundamental Rights The Fundamental Rights are defined as basic human freedoms that every Indian citizen has the right to enjoy for a proper and harmonious development of personality.
Independence Day a day celebrating the anniversary of national independence
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