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Today in History: March 23

Slide 1 of 14: Painting By Alonzo Chappel: Patrick Henry Addressing The Virginia Assembly

1775: Patrick Henry delivers 'Liberty or Death' speech

During a speech before the second Virginia Convention, Patrick Henry responds to the increasingly oppressive British rule over the American colonies by declaring, 'I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!'

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