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On This Day 10/25/1774
10/18/2010 1:12:46 PM

Congress petitions English King to address grievances


The First Continental Congress sends a respectful petition to King George III to inform His Majesty that if it had not been for the acts of oppression forced upon the American colonies by the British Parliament, the American colonies would be standing behind British rule.

Despite the anger that the American public felt towards Great Britain after the British Parliament established "The Coercive Acts", referred to as "The Intolerable Acts" by the American colonists, Congress was still willing to assert its loyalty to King George III.

In return for this loyalty, Congress asked King George III to address and resolv the specific grievances of the American colonies. The petition, written by Continental Congressman John Dickinson, laid out what Congress felt was undo oppression of the American colonies by the British Parliament.

Their girevances mainly had to do with "The Coercive Acts", a series of four acts that were established to punish the American colonists and to restore order in Massachusetts, following the "Boston Tea Party".

"The Coercive Acts"

*The first was "The Boston Port Act", which closed the
Port of Boston to all American colonists until damages
from "The Boston Tea Party" were paid.
*The second was "The Massachusetts Government Act", which
gave the British government total control of town
meetings, taking all decisions out of the hands of the
American colonists.
*The third was "The Administration of Justice Act", which
made British Officials immune to criminal prosecution on
American soil.
*The fourth was "The Quartering Act", which required the
American colonists to house and quarter British troops
on demand, including in private homes as a last resort.

King George III did not respond to the petition to Congress's satisfaction and eight months laster on July 6, 1775 the Second Continental Congress adopted a resolution entitled, "Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms". This was written by John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson, the resolution laid out the reasons for taking up arms and starting a violent revolution against British rule of the American colonies.



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George III King of Great Britain
John Dickinson Continental Congressman
Signer of Declaration of
Independence
Thomas Jefferson President - USA, Third


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