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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. One place you can learn more...
  • 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...
  • Sunday 4:20 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: No. 14 CNU wins 18th baseball game in a row; Tribe blanks ODU as Shain pitches seven innings

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SUNDAY, MARCH 14 COLLEGES Baseball Final: St....
  • Saturday's high school roundup: U.Va. legend Stith, Brunswick end four-year state finals jinx; Potomac Falls wins D4 crown on buzzer-beating 3; Hokies guard's sister shines

    After four consecutive years of losses in VHSL boys basketball state finals, Brunswick High beat Waynesboro 55-48 in the Division 3 title game Saturday at VCU's Siegel Center to give former U.Va. standout Bryant Stith his first title as a coach. Stith,...
  • GUIDE: Shopping spots in Hampton Roads

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall in Hampton Roads. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began...
  • Give blood, get a free T-shirt

    Give blood, get a free T-shirt
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || The American Red Cross is offering a free T-shirt to blood donors the month of May, while supplies last. Here's a list of upcoming blood drives: Monday, May 16: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson. 3:...
  • Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments

    Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments
    Every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. Riverside Health System doctors will provide an update on stroke risks, prevention and new treatments May 25 for this month's "The Doctor Is In" series at Patrick Henry Mall. And to mark May's Older...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Pondering Memorial Day

    The grieving mother wore an American flag, a golden angel and a Navy SEAL Trident on her lapel. Her son, Lt. Michael Murphy, had just been posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan. Trying to contemplate how one consoles a...
  • Anniversary: Don and Ivy Fiske

    Don and Ivy Fiske will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on June 8. The couple were born in Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School and North Methodist Church. Don enlisted in the Army following graduation from high school. After two...
  • Mcfadden, Bethel girls relay earn Group AAA state titles in track and field

    The Peninsula District has an individual state track champion and a relay winner. Daniel Mcfadden of Heritage won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.0 and his teammate, Jamar Bateman, finished sixth in the event at Saturday's Virginia High School...
  • 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...