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     Galloway's Plan of Union, proposed by Joseph Galloway during the 1st session of the Continental Congress, was an attempt at reconciliation with Great Britain. The plan essentially called for Great Britain to regulate the general affairs of America, while the individual colonies would govern their own internal affairs. The key point of the plan was the creation of a distinct branch of the British Parliament which would consist of a general council composed of colonial representatives. The plan made the single concession of allowing the king to appoint a president-general who would hold the right to veto the acts enacted by the general council. The plan was defeated by a vote of 6 to 5 on 22 October 1774._

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