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Transcript of Patrick Henry
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)