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?

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