The war began in 1756 and was fough between the two alliances of the convention of westminster and the Treaty of Versailles. Frederick's invasion into Saxony was a success and he was able to capture the state but he was not grated the momentum he desired to push into the Austrian territory of Bohemia. With assistance running out from Britishm tension tightening
This clip illustrates the debate that occurred during The Second Continental Congress, which took place on May 10, 1775. The meeting was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who declared that the American Revolutionary War had begun. Many of the delegates were in favor of war, while others were opposed to it.
Patrick Henry gives his famous "Give me liberty, or give me death" speech in which he advocates for the colonies to become independent of the British empire through war. He claims that the colonists had tried everything to prevent war up to this point and that war is the only option left unless they want to be subjects of Great Britain and stripped of their liberties.