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Patrick Henry: An Important Patriot's Persuasive Words

Summary: An analysis of Patrick Henry's persuasive speech to the Virginia convention, which ended with the famous words "give me liberty, or give me death" and helped persuade Virginia to enter into the fight for American independence.
Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginia Convention and its Purpose

One of the most famous speeches in the history of the United States is Patrick Henry's "liberty or death" speech. In Henry's speech, he tries to persuade the delegation to vote to join the fight for freedom. After Henry's speech, the convention realized the subject at hand was inevitable and that the vote to join the other colonies in armed rebellion against England was more important than ever. Henry used a martial point of view to express his supplication to the convention. Henry talks about how important joining the Revolution is and why, then he summarizes futile actions the Colonies have taken already, and finally he exhorts fellow delegates to vote to join in the fight for independence.

In the opening lines Henry talks about how important joining the Revolution is and why. He says that we have...

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