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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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  • Fire causes damage at Patrick Henry High School

    Fire causes damage at Patrick Henry High School
    A small fire at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke will cost more than $20,000 to repair. The fire happened just after 6:30 Tuesday evening at the school's Roanoke Technical Education Center. Authorities say towels put into a dryer ended up...
  • Free Flu Shots for Uninsured

    Free Flu Shots for Uninsured
    Do you need a flu shot? Are you uninsured and don't know how you will pay for it? Rest assured. Vouchers for free flu shots are now being distributed in Houston. Houston is one of only eight cities to get the vouchers, which were provided by Walgreens....
  • William Fleming's Track Troubles

    William Fleming's Track Troubles
    Taxpayers paid for it but they can't use it and that has some northwest Roanoke residents upset. We're talking about the new state of the art track at William Fleming High School.  It's located inside the school's new football stadium.  It is off limits...
  • Sunday 4:20 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: No. 14 CNU wins 18th baseball game in a row; Tribe blanks ODU as Shain pitches seven innings

    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) SUNDAY, MARCH 14 COLLEGES Baseball Final: St....
  • Saturday's high school roundup: U.Va. legend Stith, Brunswick end four-year state finals jinx; Potomac Falls wins D4 crown on buzzer-beating 3; Hokies guard's sister shines

    After four consecutive years of losses in VHSL boys basketball state finals, Brunswick High beat Waynesboro 55-48 in the Division 3 title game Saturday at VCU's Siegel Center to give former U.Va. standout Bryant Stith his first title as a coach. Stith,...
  • Radford sweeps the Division 2 boys and girls state titles

    Radford sweeps the Division 2 boys and girls state titles
    Dontae Carter scored 19 points and Jerome Alexander added 17 as Radford beat James River 66-63 to win the Group A, Division 2 boys basketball state championship on Saturday night.    The victory came two hours after the Bobcats girls won their...
  • Upward Bound offers high school students in Roanoke an early look at college life.

    Upward Bound offers high school students in Roanoke an early look at college life.
    It's a real taste of college life...years before students even apply to college. Roanoke College offers Upward Bound. It is a program for qualifying high school students in the Roanoke Valley to attend college for FREE for six weeks during the summer to...
  • Bartlett, Padres ready to start season

    Bartlett, Padres ready to start season
    SAN DIEGO -- The Padres announced their opening day roster for 2011 and 13 of the players were not with the team in 2011. One of the new players, shortstop Jason Bartlett, is actually a former Padre coming back to his original team, and the shortstop...
  • Padres beat Giants in home opener

    Padres beat Giants in home opener
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego native Aaron Harang enjoyed a happy homecoming. In his first start with the Padres, the Patrick Henry High School graduate pitched six innings to lead the Padres (3-1) to a 3-1 win over the defending World Champion San Francisco...
  • Patrick Henry High School Student gets a prestigious award

    Patrick Henry High School Student gets a prestigious award
    Locher Grove knows how he'll be spending his summer vacation.  The Patrick Henry High School Junior has been picked for the Bezos Scholars Program. Grove gets an all expense paid trip to Aspen Colorado.  He is just one of 12 students across the country...
  • Patrick Henry Mall hands out free $5 gift cards

    Patrick Henry Mall hands out free $5 gift cards
    From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, shoppers who stop by the customer service desk at Patrick Henry Mall will receive a $5 mall gift certificate while supplies last. The promotion, which encourages customers to "Help us bring Ann Taylor Loft to...