March 23, 1775: Patrick Henry, “Give me liberty or give me death!”
On this date in 1775, Patrick Henry gave his famous speech at St. John’s Church in Richmond, ending with the ringing line, “I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!” Listen to an audio recreation of his speech, read the text, and explore related resources from FCIT.
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