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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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  • VHSCA All-Star schedule and rosters

    SCHEDULE MONDAY Girls basketball: 6 p.m., Freeman Center. Boys basketball: 8:30 p.m., Freeman Center WEDNESDAY Girls soccer: 5:30 p.m., CNU soccer field Boys soccer: 7:30 p.m., CNU soccer field Baseball: 7 p.m., War Memorial Stadium THURSDAY...
  • Gloucester's Joyce helps East win 6-0 win in VHSCA All-Star softball

    Gloucester's Joyce helps East win 6-0 win in VHSCA All-Star softball
    NEWPORT NEWS — For someone like Hannah Joyce, a multi-sport athlete who is used to the action, sitting in the dugout for six innings wasn't easy. That's the price in an All-Star game, when the roster has 19 players and everyone wants a turn. But...
  • Inside the BRD: Tabb grad Corey Patrick to play baseball at Norfolk State

    Tabb graduate Corey Patrick has added to the large list of Bay Rivers District baseball players to reach the Division I ranks in recent years. Norfolk State University announced on Tuesday that Patrick is part of its 13-man 2013 recruiting class. Patrick...
  • Free Wellness Visit for Medicare patients -- learn about it

    Free Wellness Visit for Medicare patients -- learn about it
    At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25, as part of Riverside's "The Doctor is In" series at Patrick Henry Mall food court, Dr. Kyle Allen, geriatric medicine, will talk on "The Free Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: Building a Stronger Relationship with Your...
  • 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...
  • Cross Country: Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday in Portland

     
    Many of the greatest high school cross-country runners in the nation will compete in the 7th annual Nike Cross Nationals on Saturday at Portland Meadows in Portland, Ore. Three boys' teams from California have qualified for the race, including Arcadia,......
  • Absurd `Arnold’s Law’ needs to be terminated

     
    For the purposes of discussion today, let's refer to the statutory requirement that has put in question Rahm Emanuel's candidacy for Chicago mayor as "Arnold's Law." Arnold as in Arnold Schwarzenegger, until recently the governor of California. Clearly,...
  • Speaker John Boehner sets the scene for this week's House vote on funding: A 'mortal' and 'moral threat'

     
    Ohio Republican sees no need to shut down government to "stop the spending binge."...
  • Your pets: Kitten coming up roses

     
    Jasper Storm, a 2-month-old snowshoe kitten, recently joined the Donna and Patrick Henry family in Winter Springs, and he really likes to visit Donna’s mother, Mary Reese, who lives close by. Mary says Jasper not only likes to play up a storm (so to...
  • Critics of lesbian homecoming couple are bullies, official says

     
    The San Diego school superintendent Monday branded as “adult bullies who preach hate and intolerance” the people who have made phone calls and sent emails criticizing the students' selection of a lesbian couple as the homecoming king and queen...
  • ProPublica asks: Is partisan gerrymandering unconstitutional?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's voters may have passed constitutional reforms intended to rid partisan politics from the once-a-decade redistricting process, but as Pro Publica reporter Lois Beckett notes today, unconstitutional partisanship is in the eye...