In 1769, the supporters of Livingston were divided by the debate over how to respond to British tax policy towards the colony, so they lost control of Parliament. Later, tired of legal work, Livingston moved to live in Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), NJ, in the farm he bought in 1760. In 1772-1773, he built the farm. Liberty Hall here, continues to write poetry and live a leisurely life. But the outbreak of the American Revolution pulled Livingston out of this peaceful period. Just a girl who loves swimming poster. He quickly joined the Essexy County Liaison Committee, NJ. In 1774, he represented the state at the First Congress of the Colonies and from 1775 to 1776, was a delegate at the Second Congress of the Colonies. In June 1776, he took up the position of commander of the state of New Jersey, with the rank of major general and held this position until he was elected the first governor of the state of New Jersey.