Declaration of Rights

Declaration of Rights

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On June 8, 1765 James Otis, supported by the Massachusetts Assembly sent a letter to each colony calling for
a general meeting of delegates. The meeting was to be held in New York City in October. Representatives
from nine colonies met in New York. Though New Hampshire, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia did not
send delegates, the Assemblies of those missing colonies nonetheless agreed to support the works of the
Congress. The meetings were held in Federal Hall in New York, and the delegates assembled on Octob...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Chapter 1
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