articles

The first Continental Congress was held from Sept. 5 to Oct. 26, 1774 in Philadelphia. Its goal was to discuss the various grievances the colonies had against Great Britain and to make a united statement. More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History

The First Continental Congress convened in 1774 to organize opposition to the Coercive Acts, known to Americans as the Intolerable Acts. It drafted and sent a declaration of rights to London, organized a boycott of Briti... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History

The purpose of the First Continental Congress was to address how the colonists would deal with what the colonies coined the "Intolerable Acts." When the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts to punish the coloni... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History
similar articles

When the first Continental Congress met in 1774, it called for a boycott of British goods and an embargo on exports if England did not rescind the Intolerable Acts. It also drafted a petition to King George III and expla... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History

The First Continental Congress met in Philadelphia from Sept. 5 to Oct. 6, 1774, when it issued a Declaration of Rights declaring loyalty to the British Crown but denying the right of taxation by the British Parliament, ... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History

The First Continental Congress resulted in an agreement that led to an effective boycott of Great Britain and a Second Continental Congress in 1775. The First Continental Congress met between September 5 and October 26, ... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History

The purpose of the First Continental Congress was to address how the colonists would deal with what the colonies coined the "Intolerable Acts." When the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts to punish the coloni... More »

www.reference.com History Modern History US History