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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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  • 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...
  • 17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America

    17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America
    A 17-year-old Nebraskan too young to cast a ballot has captured enough votes to win the Miss America crown, kickstarting her hopes of going to law school and eventually becoming a politician. "I want to be there making sure that I stand up for what's...
  • Dec. 21, 1992: Iverson named state's football player of the year

    The honors keep rolling in for Allen Iverson, leaving just one question for the Bethel High School star: What can he do next year to top his junior football season? Iverson, who led Bethel to the Group AAA Division 5 championship, received his latest -...
  • Old Dominion's Wendy Larry has to wait for 600th win

    Wendy Larry will have to wait for win No. 600, and a player from just across the water is a big reason why. VCU sophomore guard Sonia Johnson, a transfer from Patrick Henry Community College who won a state championship at Heritage High in Newport News,...
  • Tyree Lee named VHSCA Player of the Year

    Another all-star team, another Player of the Year honor for Phoebus running back Tyree Lee. Lee's latest honor came from the Virginia High School Coaches Association, which also named him first-team running back. Lee rushed for an Eastern Region record...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • WDBJ7 hands out its 28th annual Friday Football Extra awards

    WDBJ7  hands out its 28th annual Friday Football Extra awards
    WDBJ honored high school football players from across the area Wednesday night at the Salem Civic Center. Your Hometown Station handed out its 28th annual Friday Football Extra awards. Here's a list of the winners. Roy Stanley Memorial Award Winners:...
  • Patrick Henry Mall to host series of free summer concerts

    Patrick Henry Mall to host series of free summer concerts
    Patrick Henry Mall has launched its Family Music Festival, a series of Thursday night free concerts happening inside the mall near New York and Co. and the former Borders location. Aside from the music, the series will feature kids activities including...
  • Patrick Henry Mall's shopper pass yields free gifts

    Patrick Henry Mall's shopper pass yields free gifts
    If you shop or live near Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News, sign up for the Exceptional Shopper Pass (ESP). The pass offers additional discounts at stores inside the mall, and pass holders are offered a free gift every month. This month, the free gift is...
  • Questions about Medicare benefits? Ask doctor June 29

    Questions about Medicare benefits? Ask doctor June 29
    A new ad campaign is promoting the preventive care benefits of Medicare. So what are Medicare beneficiaries entitled to? "Roadmap to Medicare Benefits: What You Should Know" is the topic of this month's Doctor Is In lecture series at the Patrick Henry...