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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dumbing down? Not necessarily

     
    A recent Sunlight Foundation study is getting a lot of attention, and not just from the media. Senate GOP candidate George LeMieux fired an e-mail missile at opponent Connie Mack, noting that Mack was judged by the analysis as having the speech of 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...
  • Critics of lesbian homecoming couple are bullies, official says

     
    The San Diego school superintendent Monday branded as “adult bullies who preach hate and intolerance” the people who have made phone calls and sent emails criticizing the students' selection of a lesbian couple as the homecoming king and queen...
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 34

     
    Plugged in: Documentary photographer and writer Sahra Sulaiman snapped this shot near Crenshaw Boulevard and Stocker Street in South Los Angeles with her Pentax K-x, 18-55 mm lens on Jan 21. Sulaiman was at a dedication ceremony for Patrick Henry......
  • San Diego student complains of being forced to urinate in bucket

     
    A tenured teacher at a San Diego high school has been put on paid leave while the district investigates an allegation that she refused to allow a 14-year-old student to leave class to go to the toilet and instead told the girl to urinate in a bucket....
  • Track & Field: Oak Park boys win 4x1600 at Mt. SAC

     
    The morning session has begun on the second and final day of high school competition at the 54th annual Mt. SAC Relays, taking place at Hilmer Lodge Stadium on the Mt. San Antonio College campus in Walnut. In the boys......
  • 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,...
  • Cross Country: Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday in Portland

     
    Many of the greatest high school cross-country runners in the nation will compete in the 7th annual Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday at Portland Meadows in Portland, Ore. Three boys' teams from California have qualified for the race, including Arcadia,......