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People who felt the colonies should govern themselves
City where the First and Second Continental Congress met
President of the Continental Congress
State represented by John Hancock
One of Congress's first acts created this
Chosen to lead the army
State where George Washington was from
Name of the conflict Washington was a veteran
Leader of Great Britain
Offical letter sent by Congress to King George requesting rights
Term: a written request for rights or benefits
Pamphlet stating reasons for American colonies to depart from Great Britain
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Writer of Common Sense
Term: freedom from rule by others
State represented by Henry Lee
Asked Congress to vote for independence
Name of the committe to write the document declaring independence
Document explaining why the colonies should become independent
Term: freedoms
Englishman, whose ideas inspired Jefferson
Term: crime of fighting against one's own country
Name one of the three groups of people NOT recongnized by the Declaration of Independence
Group of people who wanted Independence

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