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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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  • Tabb posts top combined team score in Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet

    NEWPORT NEWS — Tabb High finished second in both girls and boys competition in the 23rd annual Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet Saturday at Midtown Community Center, posting the best combined team score by any school. Hampton Roads Academy was...
  • 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...
  • Phoebus' title is the 15th for the Peninsula District in 25 years

    The road to the Division 5 state championship goes through the Peninsula District. Since divisional play began in 1986, the state champion has either come from the Peninsula District or beaten a PD team in the playoffs in 22 of the 26 years. During...
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  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free $5 gift cards

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free $5 gift cards
    From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, shoppers who stop by the customer service desk at Patrick Henry Mall will receive a $5 mall gift certificate while supplies last. The promotion, which encourages customers to "Help us bring Ann Taylor Loft to...
  • Want to lose weight? Attend medical and surgical solutions talk July 27

    Want to lose weight? Attend medical and surgical solutions talk July 27
    "A Winning Approach to Weight Loss: Medical and Surgical Solutions" is the topic of the July 27 Doctor Is In lecture series at the Patrick Henry Mall. The free lectures, by Riverside MEdical Group, start at 9 a.m. in the food court area. Dr. David...
  • A much-respected, and conflicted, general of the Confederacy

    Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-...
  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies
    Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News is giving away free school supplies to customers who spend $75 or more at the mall. The school supply packets include items like folders, notebooks and pencils. Shoppers can visit the customer service desk in the food...
  • 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,...
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