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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Rapper Tone Loc Pleads No Contest to Weapons, Domestic Violence Charges

    Rapper Tone Loc Pleads No Contest to Weapons, Domestic Violence Charges
    BURBANK, Calif. (KTLA) -- Rapper Tone Loc pleaded no contest today to assault, weapon possession and domestic violence charges in Burbank Superior Court. The rapper, whose real name is Anthony Smith, 45, pleaded no contest to one count each of possession...
  • School deluged with hate calls about homecoming couple

    School deluged with hate calls about homecoming couple
    SAN DIEGO -- A local high school is being bombarded with phone calls and emails after students elected a lesbian couple to be homecoming king and queen this weekend, the district superintendent said Monday. "I am disappointed that this happy and positive...
  • In Campaign 2008, the story's the thing

    On the front page of Thursday's Los Angeles Times was a story about John McCain. It was not really a news article but a story that could have begun: "Once upon a time ... " We were told McCain's history, from his parents' romantic elopement to Tijuana...