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Teaching Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death (1775)

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death (1775)

Patrick Henry delivered this speech in an attempt to convince the leaders present at the Second Virginia Convention to commit Virginian troops to fight the British. This speech is often credited for being the reason Virginia, one of the most powerful colonies at the time, joined the Revolutionary War.

Patrick Henry
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