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The Continental Congress

Assembling representatives from every colony, the Continental Congress began as a coordinated effort to resist the British

CREDIT: Godefroy, François, artist. “Premiere assemblée du congrès,” 1782. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-45328.



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