George Washington said, "John, you talk too much!"
John Adams is talking about April of 1774 when the 1st Continental Congress was held. Its purpose was to unite the colonies and to get ready for war should there be war. The colonists were to start collecting weapons and gunpowder. A message was sent to the King demanding changes.
John Adams is talking again! This time explaining that a committee of 5 was formed to write the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson did most of the writing with some help from Benjamin Franklin and John Adams. The Declaration was approved on July 2, 1776, and adopted on July 4, 1776.
John Adams continued talking by explaining that Congress set to work on forming rules for a central government. This set of rules was called the Articles of Confederation.