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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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  • 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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  • Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula

     Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula
    From children's consignment to West Coast flair, several new stores have opened on the Peninsula this year. Here are the details on these new spots to shop. Brigitte's Closet, Coffee & Consignment, Hampton You may remember that little Phoebus coffee...
  • Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?

    <big>Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Stan Sexton (third year at Phoebus, 30-0; seventh year overall, 53-19) 2010 | 15-0, 9-0 Peninsula District (1st); won Group AAA Division 5 championship Last time not in playoffs | 2000 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | at...
  • Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run

    <big>Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Juan Jackson (third year, 12-10; fifth year overall, 13-29) 2010 | 6-5, 6-3 (4th); lost in Eastern Region quarterfinals Last time not in playoffs | 2006 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | Phoebus (L, 49-6), 7 Sept. 8 |...
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  • VHSL, VISAA state brackets