Summary Of Speech To The Virginia Convention By Patrick Henry

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“Speech to the Virginia Convention” was the famous speech both written and argued by Patrick Henry in March of 1775. This statement managed to catapult the countrymen of the west, and declare war against the British forces and ultimately gain their freedom and independence. Henry’s view about the use of war to maintain freedom often has many ways of being interpreted. Why must Henry hastily look to war as a means of solving their problem with the British? As a matter of fact, in Henry’s speech, he believes that they have exercised all possible options to maintain peace and have been too passive and must take firm action. I think Henry’s views on whether or not to declare war against the British are entirely justified. Throughout history, there
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