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It sent people to negotiate with the Native Americans.

It established a postal system & a Continental Navy and Marine Corps.

And it authorized poverty.

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Q: In what ways did the continental congress begin to act like an independent government?
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What were the accomplishments of the First Continental Congress?

The First Congress started a boycott of British goods and a Second Continental Congress. The Second Continental Congress created the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation.

Who was the only delegate to sign the declaration on July 4th?

John Hancock, President of Congress, signed it on behalf of all. (Also signing, attesting to Hancock's signature, was Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress [throughout its entire existence!].) The others waited until August 2 to begin signing the official "engrossed" copy once it was prepared & returned by the printer.

How many must agree in congress to begin the amendment process?

It has to be agreed by 2/3 of congress. OR 2/3 (34) of the state legislatures

When did proprietary government begin?


Which US document starts When in the course of human events?

The document is the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson and presented to the Second Continental Congress by the "Committee of the Five" (Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Robert Livingston, Benjamin Franklin and Roger Sherman) as support for Richard Henry Lee's motion on the table "That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states". The words, "When in the course of human events..." are the first seven words of the Declaration. Jefferson, as the author, began the Declaration in this manner in order to begin the detailed justification of the unprecedented act of a subject colony to declare itself independent of the mother country.

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In which year did the second continental congress begin to discuss independence?

The Second Continental Congress began to discuss independence in 1776.

Which year did the Second Continental Congress begin to discuss independence?


What action did the second continental congress take to begin governing the colonies?

The actions that the Second Continental Congress took to begin governing the colonies were authorizing a currency with a post office, creating committees to handle relations with Native Americans and foreign countries, and it created the continental army.

What day did the Continental Congress begin to ask for help from other nations?

November 29

Which deadline the first continental congress set for the british parliament to respond?

The First Continental Congress set a deadline to get the British to respond. This deadline was for embargoing British goods. The date for this to begin was December 1, 1774.

What things in history begin with the letter D?

· Declaration of Independence adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776

What are some ways congress could begin to reform the bureaucracy?

Congress could begin to reform the bureaucracy by allowing more members to vote and have an influence on how the government is run

When did the first President begin his first term?

Do you mean of the US or the Continental Congress. US: George Washington (April 30, 1789) Continental Congress: Peyton Randolph (September 5, 1774)

What are some government words that begin with any letter?

senate congress governor president veto

The first continental congress asked British Parliament to respond to it petition by what date?

by May 10, 1775

Where does the continental begin?

At the shoreline

Where does the continental slope begin?

At the shoreline