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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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  • Tabb posts top combined team score in Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet

    NEWPORT NEWS — Tabb High finished second in both girls and boys competition in the 23rd annual Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet Saturday at Midtown Community Center, posting the best combined team score by any school. Hampton Roads Academy was...
  • UCSD women's basketball ranks No. 1

    UCSD women's basketball ranks No. 1
    SAN DIEGO – The University of California, San Diego women’s basketball team fan base has grown along with their win total, a school-record 20 in a row, plus they rank number one in Division II. To tell the story of the lady Tritons team,...
  • A much-respected, and conflicted, general of the Confederacy

    Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-...
  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies
    Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News is giving away free school supplies to customers who spend $75 or more at the mall. The school supply packets include items like folders, notebooks and pencils. Shoppers can visit the customer service desk in the food...
  • High school basketball scores

    High school basketball scores for March 3 GIRLS BASKETBALL AAA State Championship Quarterfinal    Princess Anne 57, Potomac 42    Woodside 55, William Fleming 42 AA State Championship Division 3 Quarterfinal    Liberty-Bealeton 73, Brunswick 51    R.E....
  • VHSL, VISAA state brackets

  • Attorney: Student forced to urinate in bucket

    Attorney: Student forced to urinate in bucket
    SAN DIEGO - A student claimed a teacher ordered her to urinate in a bucket during class, according to court documents.    The Patrick Henry High School teacher allegedly barred the student in late February from going to the bathroom and instead took...
  • 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...
  • 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...