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Patrick Henry

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Doing the Right Thing Patrick Henry's History Patrick Henry was born on May 29, 1736, in Hanover County, Virginia. (kindig)

He got married to Sarah Shelton and had two children. (kindig)

At the age of eighteen and began to work as a lawyer. (kindig)

In 1776, Henry was elected Governor of Virginia. (kindig)

He died on June 6, 1799. (kindig) Works Cited Kindig, Thomas. "Patrick Henry." Ushistory.org. 11 Feb. 2011 <http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/related/henry.htm>.

Jewett, Thomas. "Patrick Henry: America's Radical Dissenter." Archiving Early America. Web. 13 Feb. 2011. <http://www.earlyamerica.com/review/2004_summer_fall/henry.htm>.

"Patrick Henry." Web. 13 Feb. 2011. <http://www.history.org/almanack/people/bios/biohen2.cfm>.

"Patrick Henry." Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2011. Web. 13 Feb. 2011. <http://www.notablebiographies.com/He-Ho/Henry-Patrick.html>. His Family He was the son of John and Sarah Henry. (Jewett)

Patrick was the second child of eleven. (Jewett)

John and Sarah were well-educated but they were farmers. (Jewett) Patrick's Education Patrick was taught Latin, Greek and mathematics by his father. (Jewett)

He taught himself how to become a lawyer. (Patrick)

Later he found that he had a gift for public speaches. (Patrick)
Patrick Henry Patrick Against Athority He spoke out about how badly the British government was and how they were not fair.

Henry gave a speech before Virginia's legislature, urging his people to arm themselves in against the British and uttering the line "Give me liberty or give me death!". (Patrick)
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