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Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ż 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 ż 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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  • 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,......
  • Absurd `Arnold’s Law’ needs to be terminated

     
    For the purposes of discussion today, let's refer to the statutory requirement that has put in question Rahm Emanuel's candidacy for Chicago mayor as "Arnold's Law." Arnold as in Arnold Schwarzenegger, until recently the governor of California. Clearly,...
  • Speaker John Boehner sets the scene for this week's House vote on funding: A 'mortal' and 'moral threat'

     
    Ohio Republican sees no need to shut down government to "stop the spending binge."...
  • Your pets: Kitten coming up roses

     
    Jasper Storm, a 2-month-old snowshoe kitten, recently joined the Donna and Patrick Henry family in Winter Springs, and he really likes to visit Donna’s mother, Mary Reese, who lives close by. Mary says Jasper not only likes to play up a storm (so to...
  • Students, staff at local high school warned of TB exposure

    Students, staff at local high school warned of TB  exposure
    A student at Patrick Henry High School has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and may have exposed other pupils, staff and faculty to the disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced Monday. The county and San Diego Unified...
  • Caught in web of violence, abuse: Homicide victim's story is familiar

    Caught in web of violence, abuse: Homicide victim's story is familiar
    NEWPORT NEWS — The woman in the photograph has a crimson bruise above her left eye. Her dark brown eyes stare back at the camera — defeated. The photo was taken in 2008 after her boyfriend was charged with beating her while she was pregnant....
  • HCHDs School-Based Clinics Offering Free Immunizations in August

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2010) – School is around the corner. Does your child have his/her needed vaccinations? If not, the Harris County Hospital District's School-Based Clinics are offering free immunizations for four Tuesdays in August, starting Aug. 10....
  • The History of Colonial Williamsburg

    The History of Colonial Williamsburg
    Colonial Williamsburg draws hundreds of thousands of people annually. It offers educational programming that encourages people to learn more about the past. The Governor's Palace and the Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg recently celebrated diamond...
  • History of Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg draws hundreds of thousands of people annually. It offers educational programming that encourages people to learn more about the past. The Governor’s Palace and the Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg recently celebrated diamond...
  • San Diegans go to Alcatraz to win "King of the Rock"

    San Diegans go to Alcatraz to win "King of the Rock"
    For the first time ever, a basketball tournament will be played on Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay and eight San Diego qualifiers will be a part of it. Josh Snow works as an administrator for a medical group in Temecula and coaches high school...
  • Sickle cell patient flies free

    Sickle cell patient flies free
    "It was funny, one of the funniest flights ever," says 15-year-old China Murphy, a Denbigh High School sophomore with a room-filling personality. It was also her first ever flight this summer, when she boarded the single-engine four-seater 1987 Mooney 252...