The Road To War

Chapter 8 Lesson 4

The Second Continental Congress

The second continental congress met on May 10,1775 in the Pennsylvania State House. In the month of June the year 1775 the congress decided that they should at least be ready for war.Also they decided to make George Washington the commander in chief and decided he would lead the men in battle if the British attacked.the first step to form an army is to get full time soldiers and part time militias. Then this is how the road to war started.
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