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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...
  • 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...
  • Halifax vs. Patrick Henry

    Halifax vs. Patrick Henry
    The Patrick Henry Patriots were back at home Friday night following a long bus trip to Martinsburg, West Virginia last week.  Alan Fiddler and the Patriots trying to maintain their hold on first place in the district against Halifax County. Opening drive...
  • 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...
  • Player of the Week - August 26 - David Prince

    Player of the Week - August 26 - David Prince
    Patrick Henry High School quarterback David Prince was a royal pain to the Hidden Valley Titans last Friday night.  Prince and the Patriots thrived on big plays in a resounding season opening win. "David played really well.  He's really worked hard and...
  • 11 city high schools make US News 'best' list

    11 city high schools make US News 'best' list
    SAN DIEGO -- Eleven San Diego campuses made the list of best high schools in the nation released Tuesday by US News and World Report magazine. The schools, 10 of which are in the San Diego Unified School District and one which is a charter school, all...
  • Prosecutors seeking death penalty against accused killer Shane Padgett

    Prosecutors seeking death penalty against accused killer Shane Padgett
    WDBJ7 has confirmed prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Roanoke County man charged with capital murder. Shane Padgett is accused of killing Patrick Henry High grad Cara Holley in 2010. On Thursday in Roanoke County court, a judge...
  • Popular teacher remembered in Roanoke

    Popular teacher remembered in Roanoke
    It wasn't a goodbye but a thank you. Thursday night more than 100 people paid tribute to a woman who was more than an educator. Robin Neamo Parker was a long time teacher at Patrick Henry High School. She passed away last Friday. This Friday, Robin...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    How fitting is the moniker Hampton Roads? Sure, that's the official name of the water that the region is built around, but it's also a hint about the traffic you'll face around here. Anyone who has lived in Hampton Roads for a couple of months will have...
  • Living Here: Williamsburg

    Some say time travel is impossible. But a walk through 18th-century living is a highlight in this former Colonial capitol. The city's permanent residents still find amusement in seeing the historic interpreters in full Colonial garb in supermarkets and at...
  • Living Here: Amusements and attractions

    If you think you'll be bored in Hampton Roads, try a few of these activities: American Rover. Sightseeing and party cruises on a tall ship. Narrated sailings and dinner cruises daily, rain or shine. Cruising mid-April through late October. Waterside,...