Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

"'Give me Liberty, or give me Death'!" is a famous quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Virginia Convention. It was given March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, and is credited with having swung the balance in convincing the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War. Among the delegates to the convention were future US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and… (more)


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Language: English

Published in: 1775

Word count: 1,214 words (≈ 5 minutes)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/6

Copyright: Public Domain


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