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Liberty and Death

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! On this day, American revolutionary, Patrick Henry, later to be the first governor …

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365 Things I Believe: Liberty or Death

Patrick Henry gave his famous “Giver me liberty or give me death” speech at St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia on this day in 1775. Patrick Henry was born in Hanover County, Virginia in 1736, to John and Sarah Winston Henry. Henry was: Elected to Virginia House of Burgesses, 1765 Admitted to the Bar of …

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