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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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  • 17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America

    17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America
    A 17-year-old Nebraskan too young to cast a ballot has captured enough votes to win the Miss America crown, kickstarting her hopes of going to law school and eventually becoming a politician. "I want to be there making sure that I stand up for what's...
  • Friday, Oct. 8 state high school football scores, box scores and more

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Albemarle 23, Riverbend 21 Altavista 29, Dan River 22, OT Amelia County 28, Randolph Henry 16 Amherst County 24, Bassett 7 Appalachia 42, St. Paul 26 Appomattox 38, William Campbell 22 Atlee 29, Henrico 14 Bath County 27, Covington...
  • Dec. 21, 1992: Iverson named state's football player of the year

    The honors keep rolling in for Allen Iverson, leaving just one question for the Bethel High School star: What can he do next year to top his junior football season? Iverson, who led Bethel to the Group AAA Division 5 championship, received his latest -...
  • Old Dominion's Wendy Larry has to wait for 600th win

    Wendy Larry will have to wait for win No. 600, and a player from just across the water is a big reason why. VCU sophomore guard Sonia Johnson, a transfer from Patrick Henry Community College who won a state championship at Heritage High in Newport News,...
  • Tyree Lee named VHSCA Player of the Year

    Another all-star team, another Player of the Year honor for Phoebus running back Tyree Lee. Lee's latest honor came from the Virginia High School Coaches Association, which also named him first-team running back. Lee rushed for an Eastern Region record...
  • Saturday's 11:59 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: Mason, VCU, ODU advance to CAA semis; CNU women return to Sweet 16; W&M, ODU lose in baseball

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SATURDAY, MARCH 5 COLLEGES Men’s basketball...
  • Friday (Oct. 22) state high school football scores, area high school box scores and results

    STATE SCORES Abingdon 34, Virginia High 28 Altavista 48, Chatham 21 Amelia County 60, Cumberland 6 Amherst County 38, E.C. Glass 15 Appalachia 42, Pound 21 Appomattox 34, Nelson County 22 Atlee 54, Armstrong 0 Bassett 43, Tunstall 6 Bath County 28,...
  • Friday's state high school football scores, area box scores and results

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Abingdon 52, Graham 21 Altavista 55, William Campbell 32 Amherst County 55, Jefferson Forest 21 Annandale 14, W.T. Woodson 0 Auburn 49, Radford 6 Bassett 43, Patrick County 0 Bath County 28, James River-Buchanan 0 Battlefield 44,...
  • Tabb club lacrosse team finishes third at club state championship

    After the Tabb club lacrosse team finished third at the Subway Common-Wealth Games High School Lacrosse Club Championship, coach Michael Hehir wasn't discouraged about losing "12 or 13" seniors next season. "The JV team went undefeated," Hehir said....
  • Friday's 6/8 local and VHSL 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...