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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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  • 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.
  • Laguna finds way to win

    Laguna finds way to win
    Laguna Beach boys' water polo Coach Ethan Damato wasn't quite sure how it happened, but it did. And he'll take it. Trailing throughout Tuesday's nonleague match against visiting La Cañada, Laguna somehow managed to tie score seconds before the end...

    Occupy protests: Politics is like a box of chocolates

    I am happy to see that once again there are Americans raising their voices in protest. I know I'm not happy with the direction that our elected officials, the banking industry and the military-industrial complex are taking this country. Our third...

    Franklin County vs. Patrick Henry

    Franklin County vs. Patrick Henry
    Franklin County took on Patrick Henry Friday night.  The winner likely wrapped up the district crown and a playoff berth while the loser would miss out on the postseason. The Patriots trying to channel some tunnel vision and focus to claim a...

    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. "I am disappointed that this happy and positive...