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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

Patrick Henry (1736-1799)

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This speech was given March 23, 1775, at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia, and is credited with having singlehandedly convinced the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. In attendance were Thomas Jefferson and George Washington. Reportedly, the crowd, upon hearing the speech, jumped up and shouted, “To Arms! To Arms!”

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Jean

- Patrick Henry's Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

This is an excellent speech by Patrick Henry!

Chris Isom

Well read. Brief and interesting.