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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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  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • Where to shop

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began in 2000. Major...
  • 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...
  • U.Va.'s first bowl year, Tomlin strike chords

    Nov. 3, 1984 — Virginia 27, West Virginia 7. En route to their first bowl bid, the Cavaliers earned their first national ranking in 32 years by manhandling the No. 12 Mountaineers in Morgantown. West Virginia had just defeated Boston College (...
  • Phoebus girls place second in Group AAA state track meet

    - Peterson, Boddie lead Phoebus - Phantoms finish second behind Western Branch - Woodside's Burton wins boys 800. It has become "Christal clear." Phoebus High has returned to the fast lane of girls' track and field. In a blink, the Phantoms have gone...
  • NN boxer Jerry Forrest is a promising heavyweight

    NN boxer Jerry Forrest is a promising heavyweight
    - Jerry Forrest dreams of Olympic and professional success - He dabbled in football and basketball at Woodside - Forrest reached the Golden Gloves national tournament Jerry Forrest was an aspiring architect. He earned good grades at Woodside High,...
  • Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia

    Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
    Go here: Step back in time to walk the streets that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry walked on the road to American independence. Scores of original buildings and hundreds of homes, shops and public buildings are reconstructed over...
  • Caught in web of violence, abuse: Homicide victim's story is familiar

    Caught in web of violence, abuse: Homicide victim's story is familiar
    NEWPORT NEWS — The woman in the photograph has a crimson bruise above her left eye. Her dark brown eyes stare back at the camera — defeated. The photo was taken in 2008 after her boyfriend was charged with beating her while she was pregnant....
  • 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...