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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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  • Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments

    Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments
    Every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. Riverside Health System doctors will provide an update on stroke risks, prevention and new treatments May 25 for this month's "The Doctor Is In" series at Patrick Henry Mall. And to mark May's Older...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Pondering Memorial Day

    The grieving mother wore an American flag, a golden angel and a Navy SEAL Trident on her lapel. Her son, Lt. Michael Murphy, had just been posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan. Trying to contemplate how one consoles a...
  • Anniversary: Don and Ivy Fiske

    Don and Ivy Fiske will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on June 8. The couple were born in Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School and North Methodist Church. Don enlisted in the Army following graduation from high school. After two...
  • Dec. 8, 2001: Phoebus beats PH-Ashland, wins first state championship

    He rested for maybe six of the game's 121 plays. Yet had Saturday's Group AAA, Division 5 final gone to overtime, you know Phoebus fullback/defensive end Xavier Adibi would have been as fresh as ever. Of course, there was no need for OT, and Adibi had...
  • 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...
  • Dec. 8, 2001: David Teel: After Phoebus' first state championship, Dee wants more

    Bill Dee spent no time basking in Phoebus' first state football championship Saturday. "You guys set the standard," he told his players. "Now, you young guys, we're not satisfied with just one." The highest of standards. Phoebus dominated Patrick...
  • Dec. 15, 2002: A perfect ending to a second state championship

    D.J. Parker and Matt Wright danced like children at the 20-yard line. Linebacker Maurice Boone couldn't stop crying. Nearly four months after beginning its quest to defend its Division 5 title in football, Phoebus High got a chance to celebrate again...
  • Team of decade won first two state championships in 2001 and 2002

    Team of decade won first two state championships in 2001 and 2002
    By making its fifth appearance in the state championship game in this decade, Phoebus stamped itself even more solidly as the team of the decade in the state of Virginia. The Phantoms won their first state title in 2001, beating Patrick Henry-Ashland 26-...
  • On the Cheap: 'Rusty' the reindeer gets an inexpensive makeover in Seaford

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ "On Prancer and Vixen, Donner and Blitzen, and ... Rusty?" That can't be, but when Sheila Majka of Seaford pulled out her reindeer display from storage, the holiday animals were showing definite signs of...