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Patrick Henry believe that a king who ignored laws made by local people was a tyrant who did not deserve loyalty from his subjects. I no not what course others may take,” said Henry in March 1775 “but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.” With those words, he called on virginians to defend there rights. His actions marked the start of the American revolution in that state Henry later served as Virginia’s Governor four three terms.

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Patrick Henry believed that a king who ignored laws made by local people was a tyrant who did not deserve loyalty from his subjects. "I know not what course others may take," said Henry in March 1775, "but as for me, give me liberty or give me death." With those words, he called on Virginians to defend their rights. His actions marked the start of the American Revolution in that state. Henry later served as Virginia's governor for three terms.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2005 Education World

03/2005