Advocate of colonial unity at the unsuccessful Albany congress?
The Albany Plan of Union was the first attempt to unite the colonies Which colonial leader proposed this plan?
The Albany Congress, also known as the Albany Conference, was a meeting of representatives of seven of the British North American colonies in 1754 (specifically, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island). Representatives met daily at Albany, New York from June 19 to July 11 to discuss better relations with the Indian tribes and common defensive measures against the French.
Was the Albany plan a plan for war in which each colony individually would decide how to fight their french enemies?
The Albany Plan of Union suggested the union of all colonies except for Georgia and Delaware. This was originally conceived as the threat of a war with France was increasing. While it was adopted by the delegates who went to the Congress, it was never put into place as the colonial assemblies thought it was treading into their individual powers.