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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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  • Central Florida YMCA April 1 Prayer Breakfast

     
    YMCA is bringing Patrick Henry Hughes to Orlando on April 1 deliver a message at Central Florida’s official prayer breakfast during Holy Week.  The YMCA of Central Florida will host the 16th Annual Celebration of Prayer from 7 a.m–8:1...
  • Tea party rallies across Southern California bash taxes, spending

     
    Several boisterous "tea party" rallies occurred Thursday in Southern California, as demonstrators used tax day to protest government spending and what they consider high taxes. Politicians joined demonstrators at afternoon events in Irvine and the Santa...
  • Granada Hills school declared safe after 'suspicious package' discovered

     
    A "suspicious package" that led to the evacuation of Patrick Henry Middle School in Granada Hills turned out to be harmless, police said. The package was discovered about 9 a.m. in the school's administration building at 17340 W. San Jose......
  • Zorn & Byrne search for middle ground between left and right

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Tuesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss liberalism vs. conservatism and...
  • Inside the PD: Menchville baseball seniors off to college

    Three Menchville baseball seniors will be taking their careers to Saint Augustine's College of the CIAA. Outfielder Jordan Wright, pitcher/first baseman Malik Mitchell and outfielder/designated hitter Deshaun Hewitt have committed to play for the...
  • Friday's 6/8 local sports calendar (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Track and field NCAA championships (in Des Moines, Iowa) HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Group AAA semifinals (at Westfield High in Chantilly): Lake Braddock vs. C.D. Hylton, 3 p.m. Kellam vs. James River, 7 Group AA semis (at Calfee Park in Pulaski):...
  • Saturday's 6/9 local calendar (updated Saturday AM with preps)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Rochester, 6:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Portland, 6:05 Coastal Plain League: Peninsula Pilots at Petersburg, 7:05 COLLEGES Track and field NCAA championships (in Des Moines, Iowa) HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Group...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 6/21 log (updated Thursday AM with College World Series)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s Eastbourne quarterfinals.--Tennis Channel 8:30 a.m.    Baseball: May 2008: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 9 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open first round (in Cologne, Germany).--Golf Noon Baseball: CWS: South Carolina vs....
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 7/4 log (updated Monday PM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s quarterfinals).--ESPN2 8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s quarterfinals).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 4 (Abbeville to Rouen).--NBC Sports Net. 10:30 a.m.    Football:...
  • Inside the BRD: Tabb grad Corey Patrick to play baseball at Norfolk State

    Tabb graduate Corey Patrick has added to the large list of Bay Rivers District baseball players to reach the Division I ranks in recent years. Norfolk State University announced on Tuesday that Patrick is part of its 13-man 2013 recruiting class. Patrick...
  • 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...