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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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  • Which American frontiersman represented Tennessee in Congress and died at the Alamo? a) Davy Crockett b) Daniel Boone c) Patrick Henry

    ANSWER: a) Davy Crockett
  • 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 (...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sickle cell patient flies free

    Sickle cell patient flies free
    "It was funny, one of the funniest flights ever," says 15-year-old China Murphy, a Denbigh High School sophomore with a room-filling personality. It was also her first ever flight this summer, when she boarded the single-engine four-seater 1987 Mooney 252...
  • New store pays cash for kids clothes

    New store pays cash for kids clothes
    Lori Janke and Traci Powers want to buy your children's stuff. The new franchise owners of Once Upon A Child in Newport News, a children's consignment shop affiliated with the teen-focused store Plato's Closet, recently opened their doors to sellers....
  • Friday, Oct. 8 state high school football scores, box scores and more

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Albemarle 23, Riverbend 21 Altavista 29, Dan River 22, OT Amelia County 28, Randolph Henry 16 Amherst County 24, Bassett 7 Appalachia 42, St. Paul 26 Appomattox 38, William Campbell 22 Atlee 29, Henrico 14 Bath County 27, Covington...
  • Friday (Oct. 22) state high school football scores, area high school box scores and results

    STATE SCORES Abingdon 34, Virginia High 28 Altavista 48, Chatham 21 Amelia County 60, Cumberland 6 Amherst County 38, E.C. Glass 15 Appalachia 42, Pound 21 Appomattox 34, Nelson County 22 Atlee 54, Armstrong 0 Bassett 43, Tunstall 6 Bath County 28,...
  • Friday's state high school football scores, area box scores and results

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Abingdon 52, Graham 21 Altavista 55, William Campbell 32 Amherst County 55, Jefferson Forest 21 Annandale 14, W.T. Woodson 0 Auburn 49, Radford 6 Bassett 43, Patrick County 0 Bath County 28, James River-Buchanan 0 Battlefield 44,...