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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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  • Elsie F. O'Malley, homemaker

    Elsie F. O'Malley, homemaker
    Elsie F. O'Malley, a homemaker and world traveler, died Nov. 14 from complications of a stroke at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Homeland resident was 95. The daughter of a banker-lumber company owner and a homemaker, the...
  • Phoebus' title is the 15th for the Peninsula District in 25 years

    The road to the Division 5 state championship goes through the Peninsula District. Since divisional play began in 1986, the state champion has either come from the Peninsula District or beaten a PD team in the playoffs in 22 of the 26 years. During...
  • WDBJ7 hands out its 28th annual Friday Football Extra awards

    WDBJ7  hands out its 28th annual Friday Football Extra awards
    WDBJ honored high school football players from across the area Wednesday night at the Salem Civic Center. Your Hometown Station handed out its 28th annual Friday Football Extra awards. Here's a list of the winners. Roy Stanley Memorial Award Winners:...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 7/4 log (updated Monday PM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s quarterfinals).--ESPN2 8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s quarterfinals).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 4 (Abbeville to Rouen).--NBC Sports Net. 10:30 a.m.    Football:...
  • 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...
  • Tabb posts top combined team score in Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet

    NEWPORT NEWS — Tabb High finished second in both girls and boys competition in the 23rd annual Kecoughtan Invitational swim meet Saturday at Midtown Community Center, posting the best combined team score by any school. Hampton Roads Academy was...
  • UCSD women's basketball ranks No. 1

    UCSD women's basketball ranks No. 1
    SAN DIEGO – The University of California, San Diego women’s basketball team fan base has grown along with their win total, a school-record 20 in a row, plus they rank number one in Division II. To tell the story of the lady Tritons team,...
  • A much-respected, and conflicted, general of the Confederacy

    Former Confederate Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston caught a cold while attending the funeral in New York City for his former Civil War adversary, Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, in 1891. A month later, he died in Washington and was buried in a non-...
  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free school supplies
    Patrick Henry Mall in Newport News is giving away free school supplies to customers who spend $75 or more at the mall. The school supply packets include items like folders, notebooks and pencils. Shoppers can visit the customer service desk in the food...
  • In Campaign 2008, the story's the thing

    On the front page of Thursday's Los Angeles Times was a story about John McCain. It was not really a news article but a story that could have begun: "Once upon a time ... " We were told McCain's history, from his parents' romantic elopement to Tijuana...
  • L.A.'s Nostradamus

    THE science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein was born in Missouri, and his fiction was mostly set in the future and on distant planets. But there's no question that Heinlein — born 100 years ago this week — was one of Southern California's...