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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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  • Dumbing down? Not necessarily

     
    A recent Sunlight Foundation study is getting a lot of attention, and not just from the media. Senate GOP candidate George LeMieux fired an e-mail missile at opponent Connie Mack, noting that Mack was judged by the analysis as having the speech of a...
  • 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...
  • Choose! your activity

    BIKING, REGIONAL EVENTS BikeWalk Virginia. Formerly known as Bicycling Education Association, it sponsors Bike Virginia in June. BikeWalk Virginia, sponsors the Tour de Chesapeake, held in Mathews, from May 15 to 17. Nonprofit group that promotes ease...
  • Patrick Henry's Virginia home broadens view of historical figure

    Patrick Henry's Virginia home broadens view of historical figure
    BROOKNEAL, Va. — Most Americans know Patrick Henry for one speech: "Give me liberty or give me death," delivered March 23, 1775, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va., during the Second Virginia Convention. One place you can learn more...
  • Black Friday: Weather doesn't deter shoppers seeking deals

    Black Friday: Weather doesn't deter shoppers seeking deals
    Donovan Jordan Jr. debated for two weeks whether a 40-inch LCD TV was worth standing in line for. With a price tag of $449, he decided to go for it. Then it started to rain. Was it still worth it? "We're asking ourselves the same thing. If it's...
  • Dec. 8, 2001: Phoebus beats PH-Ashland, wins first state championship

    He rested for maybe six of the game's 121 plays. Yet had Saturday's Group AAA, Division 5 final gone to overtime, you know Phoebus fullback/defensive end Xavier Adibi would have been as fresh as ever. Of course, there was no need for OT, and Adibi had...