Albany Congress accepts Benjamin Franklin's scheme for an American Union (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Delegates from New England colonies (New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland) attend the Albany Congress, which accepts Benjamin Franklin's scheme for an American Union. However, the scheme is later rejected by both colonial and home governments.

Citation:
Editors. "Albany Congress accepts Benjamin Franklin's scheme for an American Union". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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