Patrick Henry: A Striking Speech

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Patrick Henry has spoken a very stunning speech today, March 23, 1775 at the Virginia House of Burgesses. The colonial leader was born on May 29, 1736 in a farmhouse. As a young man, he was a storekeeper and farmer, but then he soon studied law and became a lawyer and now an admired speaker. The most famous verse of the long speech was the closing sentence, which is “I know not what course others may take: but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!”Colonists soon found out the purpose of the amazing speech was to persuade the virginians to get ready for the long war against the british. The speech definitely showed his patriotism and belief in Liberty.
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