The First Continental Congress
Using your text books and the lecture from Prof Freeman (Lecture 8 - The Logic of Resistance) explain the following
1/ What was the First Continental Congress and which leading figures attended?
2/ What motions did they pass and what were they designed to do?
3/ Why could Congress be seen as an important turning point in relationships between the colonies and Britain?
4/ What were the Committees of Safety and what was their purpose?
5/ Was Massachusetts' response still extraordinary compared to other colonies?