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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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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula

     Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula
    From children's consignment to West Coast flair, several new stores have opened on the Peninsula this year. Here are the details on these new spots to shop. Brigitte's Closet, Coffee & Consignment, Hampton You may remember that little Phoebus coffee...
  • Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?

    <big>Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Stan Sexton (third year at Phoebus, 30-0; seventh year overall, 53-19) 2010 | 15-0, 9-0 Peninsula District (1st); won Group AAA Division 5 championship Last time not in playoffs | 2000 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | at...
  • Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run

    <big>Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Juan Jackson (third year, 12-10; fifth year overall, 13-29) 2010 | 6-5, 6-3 (4th); lost in Eastern Region quarterfinals Last time not in playoffs | 2006 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | Phoebus (L, 49-6), 7 Sept. 8 |...
  • Laguna finds way to win

    Laguna finds way to win
    Laguna Beach boys' water polo Coach Ethan Damato wasn't quite sure how it happened, but it did. And he'll take it. Trailing throughout Tuesday's nonleague match against visiting La Cañada, Laguna somehow managed to tie score seconds before the end...
  • GUIDE: Shopping spots in Hampton Roads

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall in Hampton Roads. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began...
  • Give blood, get a free T-shirt

    Give blood, get a free T-shirt
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || The American Red Cross is offering a free T-shirt to blood donors the month of May, while supplies last. Here's a list of upcoming blood drives: Monday, May 16: Trinity United Methodist Church, 1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson. 3:...
  • Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments

    Stroke: Learn about risk, prevention and new treatments
    Every 45 seconds, someone in America has a stroke. Riverside Health System doctors will provide an update on stroke risks, prevention and new treatments May 25 for this month's "The Doctor Is In" series at Patrick Henry Mall. And to mark May's Older...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Pondering Memorial Day

    The grieving mother wore an American flag, a golden angel and a Navy SEAL Trident on her lapel. Her son, Lt. Michael Murphy, had just been posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan. Trying to contemplate how one consoles a...