16. Patrick Henry
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Although most people agree that Henry probably said something to inspire support, the exact words he used have not been verified. Why do you think this phrase has resonated throughout US history?
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In March 1775, Patrick Henry, an American politician from Virginia, declared “Give me liberty, or give me death!” at the Second Virginia Convention. Henry was credited with convincing the delegates to send Virginian troops to support the American Revolution at that convention.