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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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  • 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...
  • 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 |...
  • 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...
  • GUIDE: Shopping spots in Hampton Roads

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall in Hampton Roads. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began...
  • Give blood, get a free T-shirt

    Give blood, get a free T-shirt
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || The American Red Cross is offering a free T-shirt to blood donors the month of May, while supplies last. Here's a list of upcoming blood drives: Monday, May 16: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson. 3:...