On June 7, 1776, the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia. Members of the Congress spent nearly a month debating the best course of action for the Americans, and ultimately decided to declare themselves independent of British rule.
What might have been some arguments in favor of remaining loyal to Britain? What might have been some arguments in favor of declaring independence?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.