mar 23, 1775 - Patrick Henry's Give me Liberty or give me death"
Patrick Henry gave a speech at St. John’s Church in Virginia on March 23, 1775, talking about patriotism, independence, freedom and more. He calls the colonists to fight for freedom and to break away from Britain. This speech was very influential and it was so powerful that the audience reportedly sat in silence for some minutes after it was over. The speech really inflamed colonists and rallied them against Britain, which helped push them to the brink of rebellion.
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Road to Revolution