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A look at the contributions of North Carolina delegates William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, and Richard Caswell to the Continental Congress. In 1775, John Penn replaced Caswell and eventually rose to political fame in North Carolina. The delegation made no lasting contributions to the Congress but did vote for independence despite an earlier reluctance.
In what was billed as the Third Continental Congress, Representatives from the original thirteen colonies met in Raleigh to discuss the upcoming American Bicentennial celebration. The next meeting of the group will meet in Virginia with the goal if forming a legally chartered organization.