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He was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1765. He led Virginia s opposition to British policy. Delivered the Speech in the Virginia Convention in 1775. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Patrick Henry


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Patrick Henry
  • 1736-1799

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  • Born in Hanover County, Virginia.

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  • After failing at running a store and farming, he
    began studying law and received his license to
    practice in 1760.
  • He was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses
    in 1765.
  • He led Virginias opposition to British policy.

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  • Delivered the Speech in the Virginia Convention
    in 1775. The speech called for the colonies to
    resist British rule by taking up arms.
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