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Patrick Henry

May 29, 1736 - June 06, 1799
Showing Patrick Henry Quotes 1 - 7 of 7
"Give me liberty or give me death!"source: Reva Marx Wadsworth. "American Constitution: Made Easy." AMCE. 1991.liberty, freedom, death
"Is life so dear, or peaceful so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"source: Speech at the Virginia Convention (There is some question whether Henry ever used these words, which were first reported five decades later by his biographer William Wirt.) March 23, 1775.liberty, slavery, sacrifice, freedom

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