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second continental congress It succeeded the First Continental Congress, which met in Philadelphia between September 5, 1774 and October 26, 1774. The Second Congress managed the Colonial war effort and moved incrementally towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration
Continental Army formed by the second continental congress, army for the US
George washington George Washington was an American statesman and soldier who served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States
Battle Of Bunker Hill The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War
Independence being free
policies rules
olive branch petition The Olive Branch Petition was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July 5, 1775 in a final attempt to avoid a full-on war between Great Britain and the thirteen colonies represented in that Congress.
Thomas Paine Thomas Paine was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary.
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 A declaration of independence or declaration of statehood is an assertion by a defined territory that it is independent and constitutes a state.
thomas jefferson main author of the declaration of independence, one of the founding fathers
natural rights Among these fundamental natural rights, Locke said, are "life, liberty, and property." Locke believed that the most basic human law of nature is the preservation of mankind. To serve that purpose, he reasoned, individuals have both a right and a duty to p
fundamental rights even fundamental rights were originally provided by the Constitution – right to equality, right to freedom, right against exploitation, right to freedom of religion, cultural and educational rights, right to property and right to constitutional remedies.

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