Patrick Henry Tell Me Liberty Or Give Me Death Analysis

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The "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" speech, was delivered by Patrick Henry at the third Virginia convention, held in St. John's Church in Richmond on March 23, 1775. Patrick's goal was to get the colonists to take arms against the British, but of course, no revolution starts with just asking. He wanted to motivate everyone in the church by presenting his speech in a very urgent and motivational manner. As a result of this speech, a majority of the delegates joined him in his plight for fighting against Britain. His opening line is strong, "No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism.", Patrick told the delegates that he knows none of them will do what needs to be done, furthermore they needed to listen to him as well
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