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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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  • Track & Field: Oak Park boys win 4x1600 at Mt. SAC

     
    The morning session has begun on the second and final day of high school competition at the 54th annual Mt. SAC Relays, taking place at Hilmer Lodge Stadium on the Mt. San Antonio College campus in Walnut. In the boys......
  • Dumbing down? Not necessarily

     
    A recent Sunlight Foundation study is getting a lot of attention, and not just from the media. Senate GOP candidate George LeMieux fired an e-mail missile at opponent Connie Mack, noting that Mack was judged by the analysis as having the speech of a...
  • Choose! your activity

    BIKING, REGIONAL EVENTS BikeWalk Virginia. Formerly known as Bicycling Education Association, it sponsors Bike Virginia in June. BikeWalk Virginia, sponsors the Tour de Chesapeake, held in Mathews, from May 15 to 17. Nonprofit group that promotes ease...
  • Black Friday: Weather doesn't deter shoppers seeking deals

    Black Friday: Weather doesn't deter shoppers seeking deals
    Donovan Jordan Jr. debated for two weeks whether a 40-inch LCD TV was worth standing in line for. With a price tag of $449, he decided to go for it. Then it started to rain. Was it still worth it? "We're asking ourselves the same thing. If it's...
  • 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. 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...
  • Home, sweat home: Starting a home exercise program can cost a bundle or just a few bucks

    Home, sweat home: Starting a home exercise program can cost a bundle or just a few bucks
    A few years ago, in January, Barb Lito and her husband decided to bite the bullet and buy some home exercise equipment. "We both had gym memberships, but with demanding jobs and family commitments, we were not making that time to get to the gym," said...
  • 2 BRD players named all-state in soccer

    2 BRD players named all-state in soccer
    Two Bay Rivers District players have been named to the Group AA all-state girls soccer team recently, and three more were pick on the second team. In addition, Denbigh senior Dani Gunderson was named to the Group AAA second team, the only Peninsula...