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Teaching ORIGINAL: Speech to 2nd Virginia Convention (1775): "Give me liberty, or give me death!"

ORIGINAL: Speech to 2nd Virginia Convention (1775): "Give me liberty, or give me death!"

On March 23, 1775, less than a month before the beginning of the Revolutionary War, Patrick Henry addressed the House of Burgesses in Richmond, Virginia. He gave a speech that has been remembered popularly as the “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech.

Patrick Henry
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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How would have Patrick Henry's listeners been affected by this speech?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,4
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