June 19, 1754

Albany Congress Meets

The British government organizes a meeting of delegates from New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New England, and the Iroquois nations to re-establish the Anglo-Iroquois alliance. The delegates also discuss several proposals for colonial union, drafted by people like Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Hutchinson. The Congress produces the Albany Plan of Union, but it is openly rejected by several colonies and not endorsed by any.

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