may 5, 1775 - Second Continental Congress
A second meeting of the Continental Congress which was agreed upon during the First Continental Congress. The Second Continental Congress acted as a early form of “national government” for the United States, it managed the war effort and moved towards independence (as it adopted the U.S. Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776).
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