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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scott defends food drive

    Councilwoman Sharon Scott on Tuesday produced an e-mail and other paperwork that she says exonerates her of accusations that she did not properly solicit donations for the North District Food Drive she runs. The issue: Whether Scott had a financial...
  • Saturday's 11:59 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: Mason, VCU, ODU advance to CAA semis; CNU women return to Sweet 16; W&M, ODU lose in baseball

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SATURDAY, MARCH 5 COLLEGES Men’s basketball...
  • The History of Colonial Williamsburg

    The History of Colonial Williamsburg
    Colonial Williamsburg draws hundreds of thousands of people annually. It offers educational programming that encourages people to learn more about the past. The Governor's Palace and the Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg recently celebrated diamond...
  • History of Williamsburg

    Colonial Williamsburg draws hundreds of thousands of people annually. It offers educational programming that encourages people to learn more about the past. The Governor’s Palace and the Capitol at Colonial Williamsburg recently celebrated diamond...