Continental Congress

 

Prayer at the First Continental Congress

Reverend Jacob Duche offers the first prayer for the Continental Congress, September 7, 1774

Click on these links to see documents from the First and Second Continental Congress

First Continental Congress

Second Continental Congress

Adoption of the Resolution Calling for Independence

Adoption of the Resolution Calling for Independence from England

Continental Currency authorized by the Continental Congress

1776 Continental Coin Obverse Continental Currency One Third Dollar 1776 Continental currency half dollarContinental six dollarsBenjamin Franklin nature printed currency sheet 1779

Benjamin Franklin nature printed 55 dollar front 1779

Continental Currency authorized by the Continental Congress

Seal Associated with the Continental Congress

Seal used by Thomas Mifflin, the President of the Continental Congress,  in 1783

Seal used by Thomas Mifflin, the President of the Continental Congress,  in 1783