The Encyclopedia of the Continental Congress, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-13: 9781619251762
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 800 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2015
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The Encyclopedia of the Continental Congress The Encylopedia of the Continental Congress provides an in-depth history of the Congresses and their impact and role in the shaping and foundation of early American Society and government. Comprehensive coverage covers both the first Continental Congress in 1774 and the first Federal Congress in 1789.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Adams, Andrew (1736–1797).
2: Adams, John (1735–1826).
3: Adams, Samuel (1722–1803).
4: Adams, Thomas (1730–1788).
5: Alexander, Robert (c. 1740–1805).
6: Allen, Andrew (1740–1825).
7: Alsop, John (1724–1794).
8: Andrew, Benjamin (c. 1730–c. 1799).
9: Annapolis State House.
10: Armstrong, John, Sr. (1717–1795).
11: Armstrong, John, Jr. (1758–1843).
12: Arnold, Jonathan (1741–1793).
13: Arnold, Peleg (1751–1820).
14: The Articles of Confederation.
15: Ashe, John Baptista (1748–1802).
16: Atlee, Samuel John (1739–1786).
17: Backus, Reverend Isaac (1724–1806).
18: Baldwin, Abraham (1754–1807).
19: Banister, John (c. 1734–1788).
20: The Bank of the United States.
21: Barnwell, Robert Gibbes (1761–1814).
22: Bartlett, Josiah Dr. (1729–1795).
23: Bayard, John Bubenheim (1738–1807).
24: Beatty, John (1749–1826).
25: Bedford, Gunning (1742–1797).
26: Bedford, Gunning, Jr. (1747–1812).
27: Bee, Thomas (1725–1812).
28: Benson, Egbert (1746–1833).
29: Beresford, Richard (c. 1755–1803).
30: Biddle, Edward (1738–1779).
31: Bingham, William (1752–1804).
32: Blanchard, Jonathan (1738–1788).
33: Bland, Richard (1710–1776).
34: Bland, Theodorick (1742–1790).
35: Bloodworth, Timothy (1736–1814).
36: Blount, William (1749–1800).
37: Boerum, Simon (1724–1775).
38: The Boston Massacre (1770).
39: The Boston Port Bill (1774).
40: Boudinot, Elias (1740–1821).
41: Bowdoin, James (1726–1790).
42: Braxton, Carter (1737–1797).
43: Brown, John (1757–1837).
44: Brownson, Nathan (1742–1796).
45: Bull, John (c. 1740–1802).
46: Bulloch, Archibald Stobo (c.1730–1777).
47: Burke, Thomas (c. 1744–1783).
48: Burnet, William Dr. (1730–1791).
49: Burton, Robert (1747–1825).
50: Butler, Pierce (1744–1822).
51: Cadwalader, Lambert (1742–1823).
52: Canada and Canadian Relations.
53: Capitals of the Continental Congress.
54: Carmichael, William (c. 1738–1795).
55: Carpenters' Hall.
56: Carrington, Edward (c. 1748–1810).
57: Charles Carroll “Barrister” (1723–1783).
58: Charles Frémont Carroll III “of Carrollton” (1737–1832).
59: Carroll, Daniel (1730–1796).
60: Caswell, Richard (1729–1789).
61: Chase, Jeremiah Townley (1748–1828).
62: Chase, Samuel (1741–1811).
63: Clark, Abraham (1726–1794).
64: Clarkson, Matthew (c. 1733–1800).
65: Clay, Joseph (1741–1804).
66: Clingan, William (c. 1721–1790).
67: Clinton, George (1739–1812).
68: Clymer, George (1739–1813).
69: Collins, John (1717–1795).
70: The Committee of Five.
71: The Committee of Fifty.
72: The Committee of Safety/Council of Safety.
73: The Committee of Secret Correspondence.
74: Committees of Correspondence.
75: The Conciliatory Resolution of 1775.
76: Condict, Silas (1738–1801).
77: Contee, Benjamin (1755–1815).
78: The Continental Association.
79: Platt, Joseph Cooke (1730–1816).
80: Cooper, John (1729–1785).
81: Cornell, Ezekiel (1732–1800).
82: Coxe, Tench (1755–1824).
83: Crane, Stephen (c. 1709–1780).
84: Cumming, William (c. 1724–c. 1797).
85: Cushing, Thomas (1725–1788).
86: Dana, Francis (1743–1811).
87: Dane, Nathan (1752–1835).
88: Dawson, John (1762–1814).
89: Dayton, Elias (1737–1807).
90: Dayton, Jonathan (1760–1824).
91: Deane, Silas (1737–1789).
92: The Declaration of Independence.
93: De Hart, John (1728–1795).
94: DeWitt, Charles (1727–1787).
95: Dick, Samuel (1740–1812).
96: Dickinson, John (1732–1808).
97: The “Dickinson Draft” of the Articles of Confederation.
98: Dickinson, Philemon (1739–1808).
99: Diplomacy of, and by, the Continental Congress.
100: Drayton, William Henry (1742–1779).
101: Duane, James (c. 1732–1797).
102: Duché, Reverend Jacob (1738–1798).
103: Duer, William (c. 1743–1799).
104: Duffield, Reverend George (1732–1790).
105: Dunlap, John (1747–1812).
106: Dyer, Eliphalet (1721–1807).
107: Edwards, Pierpont (1750–1826).
108: Elbert, Samuel (c. 1740–1788).
109: Ellery, William (1727–1820).
110: Ellsworth, Oliver (1745–1807).
111: Elmer, Jonathan (1745–1817).
112: Espionage Tactics by the Continental Congress.
113: The Essex Principles, also known as The Essex Result.
114: Eveleigh, Nicholas (c. 1748–1791).
115: The Fairfax County Resolves.
116: Fell, John (1721–1798).
117: Few, William, Jr. (1748–1828).
118: The Henry Fite House.
119: Fitzhugh, William (1741–1809).
120: Fitzsimons, Thomas (c. 1741–1811).
121: Fleming, William (1736–1824).
122: Floyd, William (1734–1821).
123: Folsom, Nathaniel (1726–1790).
124: Forbes, James (c. 1731–1780).
125: The Department of Foreign Affairs.
126: Forrest, Uriah (1756–1805).
127: Foster, Abiel (1735–1806).
128: Relations with France.
129: Franklin, Benjamin (1706–1790).
130: The “Franklin Draft” of the Articles of Confederation.
131: Fraunces Tavern.
132: Frelinghuysen, Frederick (1753–1804).
133: The French Arms Tavern.
134: Frost, George (1720–1796).
135: Gadsden, Christopher (1724–1805).
136: Galloway, Joseph (c. 1731–1803).
137: Gansevoort, Leonard (1751–1810).
138: Gardner, John (1747–1808).
139: Gardner, Joseph (1752–1794).
140: Gelston, David (1744–1828).
141: George William Frederick, King George III of Great Britain and Ireland (1738–1820).
142: George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville (1716–1785).
143: Gerry, Elbridge (1744–1814).
144: Gervais, John Lewis (1741–1798).
145: Gibbons, William (1726–1800).
146: Gilman, John Taylor (1753–1828).
147: Gilman, Nicholas (1755–1814).
148: Goldsborough, Robert (1733–1788).
149: Goddard, Mary Katherine (1738–1816).
150: Gorham, Nathaniel (1738–1796).
151: Grayson, William (1740–1790).
152: Great Seal of the United States.
153: Griffin, Cyrus (1748–1810).
154: Gunn, James (1753–1801).
155: Gwinnett, Button (c. 1735–1777).
156: Habersham, John (1754–1799).
157: Habersham, Joseph (1751–1815).
158: Hall, John (1729–1797).
159: Hall, Lyman (1724–1790).
160: Hamilton, Alexander (1757–1804).
161: Hancock, John (c. 1737–1793).
162: Hand, Edward (1744–1802).
163: Hanson, John (1715–1783).
164: Hardy, Samuel (c. 1758–1785).
165: Haring, John (1739–1809).
166: Harnett, Cornelius (1723–1781).
167: Harrison, Benjamin (c. 1726–1791).
168: Harrison, William, Jr. (c. 1750–1812).
169: Hart, John (c. 1713–1779).
170: The Hartford Convention.
171: Harvie, John (c. 1742–1807).
172: Hawkins, Benjamin (1754–1816).
173: Hazard, Jonathan J. (c. 1731–c. 1812).
174: Hemsley, William (c. 1736–1812).
175: Henry, James (1731–1804).
176: Henry, John, Jr. (1750–1798).
177: Henry, Patrick (1736–1799).
178: Henry, William (1729–1786).
179: Hewes, Joseph (1730–1779).
180: Heyward, Thomas, Jr. (1746–1809).
181: Higginson, Stephen (1743–1828).
182: Hill, Whitmell [1] (1743–1797).
183: Hillegas, Michael, Jr. (1728–1804).
184: Hillhouse, James (1754–1832).
185: Hillhouse, William (1728–1816).
186: Hindman, William (1743–1822).
187: Holten, Samuel (1738–1816).
188: Hooper, William (1742–1790).
189: Hopkins, Esek (1718–1802).
190: Hopkins, Stephen (1707–1785).
191: Hopkinson, Francis (1737–1791).
192: Hornblower, Josiah (1729–1809).
193: Hosmer, Titus (c. 1736–1780).