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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...
  • Living Here: Amusements and attractions

    If you think you'll be bored in Hampton Roads, try a few of these activities: American Rover. Sightseeing and party cruises on a tall ship. Narrated sailings and dinner cruises daily, rain or shine. Cruising mid-April through late October. Waterside,...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    If you like being outside, there's plenty to do on the Peninsula. From cycling and watersports to golf and hunting, there's plenty to keep people active while outdoors.     Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts....
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Living Here: Williamsburg

    Some say time travel is impossible. But a walk through 18th-century living is a highlight in this former Colonial capitol. The city's permanent residents still find amusement in seeing the historic interpreters in full Colonial garb in supermarkets and at...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    How fitting is the moniker Hampton Roads? Sure, that's the official name of the water that the region is built around, but it's also a hint about the traffic you'll face around here. Anyone who has lived in Hampton Roads for a couple of months will have...
  • 11 city high schools make US News 'best' list

    11 city high schools make US News 'best' list
    SAN DIEGO -- Eleven San Diego campuses made the list of best high schools in the nation released Tuesday by US News and World Report magazine. The schools, 10 of which are in the San Diego Unified School District and one which is a charter school, all...
  • 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...
  • Track & Field: Oak Park boys win 4x1600 at Mt. SAC

     
    The morning session has begun on the second and final day of high school competition at the 54th annual Mt. SAC Relays, taking place at Hilmer Lodge Stadium on the Mt. San Antonio College campus in Walnut. In the boys......
  • School officer accused of stealing shuttle, DUI

    School officer accused of stealing shuttle, DUI
    SAN DIEGO -- A woman employed as a campus police officer at Patrick Henry High School was on paid leave Tuesday following her arrest for allegedly stealing a shuttle bus and driving it while drunk at the end of aSt. Patrick's Day party at an East County...