Congress of the Confederation



Y/M/D Description Place
1781/00/00 Congress becomes the Congress of the Confederation.
1783/06/30 Congress learns that the British have signed the peace treaty granting independence to the American Colonies, Congress met heat Nassau Hall from June to November Nassau Hall, Princeton University, Princeton
1783/07/00 Washington's lives at the President's House while Congress conviens in Nassau Hall from June to November 1783 President's House, Princeton
1783/12/23 George Washington resigns his commission as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army before the United States in Congress Assembled. Maryland Statehouse, Annapolis
1784/01/14 Treaty of Paris is ratified by the United States Congress in the Senate Chamber of the Maryland State House. The Treaty formally ends the Revolution and establishes the United States as a free and independent nation. Maryland Statehouse, Annapolis
1785/01/00 Congress of the Confederation reconvenes at Fraunces Tavern. Fraunces Tavern Block, New York City
1785/01/11 Congress of the Confederation reconvenes at New York City Hall, New York City. Federal Hall National Memorial, New York City
1789/03/02 Philip Pell, the only member present, and the Congressional secretary adjourn the last meeting of the Continental Congress sine die.

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