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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America

    17-Year-Old Nebraskan Wins Miss America
    A 17-year-old Nebraskan too young to cast a ballot has captured enough votes to win the Miss America crown, kickstarting her hopes of going to law school and eventually becoming a politician. "I want to be there making sure that I stand up for what's...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Anniversary: Don and Ivy Fiske

    Don and Ivy Fiske will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on June 8. The couple were born in Minneapolis and attended Patrick Henry High School and North Methodist Church. Don enlisted in the Army following graduation from high school. After two...
  • Mcfadden, Bethel girls relay earn Group AAA state titles in track and field

    The Peninsula District has an individual state track champion and a relay winner. Daniel Mcfadden of Heritage won the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.0 and his teammate, Jamar Bateman, finished sixth in the event at Saturday's Virginia High School...