Today in Legal History: First Continental Congress Met
The First Continental Congress met on September 5, 1774 in Carpenters’ Hall in Philadelphia. Every colony except Georgia sent delegates. The delegates included John Adams, Samuel Adams, George Washington, John Jay and Patrick Henry. The First Continental Congress formulated some common goals and produced a list of grievances against Britain. The Congress disbanded on October 26, 1774.
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