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Teaching First Continental Congress

First Continental Congress

Americans were fed up. The "Intolerable Acts" were more than the colonies could stand.In the summer that followed Parliament's attempt to punish Boston, sentiment for the patriot cause increased dramatically. The printing presses at the Committees of Correspondence were churning out volumes.There was agreement that this new quandary warranted another intercolonial meeting. It was nearly ten years since the Stamp Act Congress had assembled.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the First Continental Congress signal change in the colonial approach to addressing their grievances with Britain?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.3 - Historical Process

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,4
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