First Continental Congress
- The First Continental Congress was the meeting between twelve of the thirteen colonies. They met on September 5, to October 26, 1774. It took place in Philadelphia at Carpenters Hall. The colonies presented there were united in determination to show a combined authority to Great Britain. Pennsylvania and New York focused more on a resolution with Great Britain. While the other colonies voices were defensive of colonial rights.
- John Sullivan, Nathaniel Folsom
- John Adams, Samuel Adams, Thomas Cushing, Robert Treat Paine.
Stephen Hopkins, Samuel Ward
- Eliphalet Dyer, Roger Sherman, Silas Deane
Isaac Low, John Alsop, John Jay, Philip Livingston, James Duane, William Floyd, Henry Wisner, Simon Boerum
James Kinsey, William Livingston, Stephen Crane, Richard Smith, John De Hart
Joseph Galloway, John Dickinson, Charles Humphreys, Thomas Miffin, Edward Biddle, John Morton, George Ross
Caesar Rodney, Thomas McKean, George Read
Matthew Tilghman, Thomas Johnson, William Paca, Samuel Chase, Robert Goldsborough
- Peyton Randolph, Richard Henry Lee, George Washington, Patrick Henry, Richard Bland, Benjamin Harrison, Edmund Pendleton
William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, Richard Caswell
Henry Middleton, Thomas Lynch, Jr., Christopher Gadsden, John Rutledge, Edward Rutledge