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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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  • New store pays cash for kids clothes

    New store pays cash for kids clothes
    Lori Janke and Traci Powers want to buy your children's stuff. The new franchise owners of Once Upon A Child in Newport News, a children's consignment shop affiliated with the teen-focused store Plato's Closet, recently opened their doors to sellers....
  • 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...
  • Henry County History

    Founded: 1777 History:    Henry County was once part of Pittsylvania County, before separating and becoming Patrick Henry County, which was named after Patrick Henry. In 1785, parts northern Patrick Henry County and parts of Bedford County were merged...
  • Campbell County History

    Founded: 1781 History:  Campbell County came about in 1781, and emerged as a major tobacco producer, later moving into the manufacturing business. Throughout the years, there land make-up has changed from a mainly agricultural community into a mixture...
  • Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula

     Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula
    From children's consignment to West Coast flair, several new stores have opened on the Peninsula this year. Here are the details on these new spots to shop. Brigitte's Closet, Coffee & Consignment, Hampton You may remember that little Phoebus coffee...
  • Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?

    <big>Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Stan Sexton (third year at Phoebus, 30-0; seventh year overall, 53-19) 2010 | 15-0, 9-0 Peninsula District (1st); won Group AAA Division 5 championship Last time not in playoffs | 2000 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | at...
  • Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run

    <big>Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Juan Jackson (third year, 12-10; fifth year overall, 13-29) 2010 | 6-5, 6-3 (4th); lost in Eastern Region quarterfinals Last time not in playoffs | 2006 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | Phoebus (L, 49-6), 7 Sept. 8 |...
  • Saturday's high school roundup: U.Va. legend Stith, Brunswick end four-year state finals jinx; Potomac Falls wins D4 crown on buzzer-beating 3; Hokies guard's sister shines

    After four consecutive years of losses in VHSL boys basketball state finals, Brunswick High beat Waynesboro 55-48 in the Division 3 title game Saturday at VCU's Siegel Center to give former U.Va. standout Bryant Stith his first title as a coach. Stith,...
  • Bartlett, Padres ready to start season

    Bartlett, Padres ready to start season
    SAN DIEGO -- The Padres announced their opening day roster for 2011 and 13 of the players were not with the team in 2011. One of the new players, shortstop Jason Bartlett, is actually a former Padre coming back to his original team, and the shortstop...
  • Padres beat Giants in home opener

    Padres beat Giants in home opener
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego native Aaron Harang enjoyed a happy homecoming. In his first start with the Padres, the Patrick Henry High School graduate pitched six innings to lead the Padres (3-1) to a 3-1 win over the defending World Champion San Francisco...
  • Laguna finds way to win

    Laguna finds way to win
    Laguna Beach boys' water polo Coach Ethan Damato wasn't quite sure how it happened, but it did. And he'll take it. Trailing throughout Tuesday's nonleague match against visiting La Cañada, Laguna somehow managed to tie score seconds before the end...