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Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ¿ June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known best for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, given at the Second Virginia Convention at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Henry was one of the most influential and radical advocates of the American Revolutionary War and republicanism. He spoke out against corruption in government officials and was a great defender of historic rights. Henry is also known for the quote, "If this be treason, make the most of it! "
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ¿ June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known best for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, given at the Second Virginia Convention at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Henry was one of the most influential and radical advocates of the American Revolutionary War and republicanism. He spoke out against corruption in government officials and was a great defender of historic rights. Henry is also known for the quote, "If this be treason, make the most of it! " « Show less

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  • School deluged with hate calls about homecoming couple

    School deluged with hate calls about homecoming couple
    SAN DIEGO -- A local high school is being bombarded with phone calls and emails after students elected a lesbian couple to be homecoming king and queen this weekend, the district superintendent said Monday.
  • Patrick Henry's Virginia home broadens view of historical figure

    Patrick Henry's Virginia home broadens view of historical figure
    BROOKNEAL, Va. — Most Americans know Patrick Henry for one speech: "Give me liberty or give me death," delivered March 23, 1775, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va., during the Second Virginia Convention. One place you can learn more...

    Marie Kolasinski dies at 90; Christian activist ran O.C. crafts business

    Marie Kolasinski dies at 90; Christian activist ran O.C. crafts business
    Marie Kolasinski, a devoutly anti-government Orange County grandmother who was sent to jail at 85 after clashing with health inspectors at her popular quilting and crafts emporium, has died. She was 90. Once dubbed "Che Kolasinski" by a local newspaper...

    Rapper Tone Loc Pleads No Contest to Weapons, Domestic Violence Charges

    Rapper Tone Loc Pleads No Contest to Weapons, Domestic Violence Charges
    BURBANK, Calif. (KTLA) -- Rapper Tone Loc pleaded no contest today to assault, weapon possession and domestic violence charges in Burbank Superior Court. The rapper, whose real name is Anthony Smith, 45, pleaded no contest to one count each of possession...

    CAA commissioner Yeager participates in, approves of, NCAA's radical reform

    Tom Yeager has spent the last 12,000-plus days administering college sports. Few, if any, were as encouraging, refreshing and downright revolutionary as Tuesday and Wednesday. The Colonial Athletic Association's commissioner since its 1985 inception,...