Patrick Henry Give Me Liberty Speech Analysis

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ATTENTION GETTER: On this very day, 241 years ago, in front of the second Virginia Convention, a man stood up and gave a speech. The passion he conveyed through his words would be immortalized in american culture. PSYCHOLOGICAL ORIENTATION: “Give me liberty or give me death!”. These were the words that so inspired the delegates at the convention that one even asked to be buried at the spot from which he heard them. These were the words that pushed the convention to act, to raise a Virginian militia against the British. LOGICAL ORIENTATION: I am of course talking about Patrick Henry. Patrick Henry’s Give me Liberty speech was an important part of the American Revolution. BODY I. MAIN POINT: The oration was one of the key moments in American
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