Study Guide

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death People

By Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

The speech that brought Patrick Henry lasting fame in American history (yup: this one) was not...

Peyton Randolph

Peyton Randolph is the "Mr. President" Henry addresses in his speech…and he was quite used...

George III

Poor ol' George III is known for a couple of things. The first? Bouts of mental illness that...

Frederick North

"The British Ministry" Patrick Henry talks about in his speech is the ministry (or...

Parliament

Parliament is the legislative branch of government in what is now the United Kingdom (and was...

British Military

From about 1768 on, the British had boots on the ground and ships on the seas around the American...

William Wirt

William Wirt was the Tom Brokaw to the Founding Fathers' Greatest Generation. If he'd thought of...

St. George Tucker

Like Thomas Jefferson, St. George Tucker was a Renaissance Man of the 18th century. While his...