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Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
Title: Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
Author: Patrick Henry
Published: March 23, 1775
Patrick Henry's famous ultimatum before the house of Burgesses was given March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia. It is credited with singlehandedly convincing the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War..