Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginia Convention

January 2006
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2006, p575
The article presents an excerpt from Patrick Henry's speech to the Virginia Convention, which met at St. John's Church in Richmond, on March 23, 1775, to react to British oppression. Henry declares that the war has actually begun and fellow Americans are already in the field. He invites fellow Americans to take up arms and fight against the British oppression.


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