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Then and Now
20 Jul 1775
How would you like to be a citizen of the United Colonies of North America, or a Colonist instead of an American? According to the Articles of Confederation proposed by Benjamin Franklin for the consideration of Congress, that is what we would have been called. Read what else Dr. Franklin had on his mind! See the attached image (Papers of the Continental Congress - History of the Confederation - page 1).