February 1

Event:
1775
In Massachusetts a provincial congress is held during which John Hancock and Joseph Warren begin defensive preparations for a state of war.

1779 Delaware ratifies the Articles of Confederation. They are the 12th of the 13 colonies to ratify them nearly a year later than most of the others.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period click: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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