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The Declaration and Resolves, Explained! | The Road to The Revolutionary War

What events caused rising tensions between the North American colonies and British Parliament before 1776? In this episode of BRI’s Primary Source Close Reads, Kirk examines the Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress and the debate on how the colonists should confront the barrage of parliamentary acts placed upon them. What challenges had to be overcome in the confrontation of the British Parliament? What solutions came from this declaration and what results followed it?

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