What Is The Importance Of Patrick Henry Persuasive Speech

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How Did Henry Many wonder how Patrick Henry was able to convince so many unsupporting colonists. At the third Virginia convention Patrick Henry was outnumbered by people who did not want to fight the British. He needed to use a perfect persuasive technique. Pathos was the most effective technique because the colonists were emotionally excited to fight, they in fact, did not want to fight the British until Henry’s persuasive speech, and the colonists were finally calling themselves American because of the speech. When the meeting began majority of these colonists did not want to fight the British. However, after he yelled “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” the colonists began to understand the importance of this war. 42% of the colonists in
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