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Liberty or death : a story about Patrick Henry

Author: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson; Nicolas Debon
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, ©2003.
Series: Creative minds biography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Virginia lawyer, politician, and patriot whose great powers of speech helped inspire colonists to support the cause of American liberty at the start of the Revolutionary War. "Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom, and he was determined to prevent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Patrick Henry; Patrick Henry; Patrick Henry
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Sammartino McPherson; Nicolas Debon
ISBN: 1575051788 9781575051789 0876149301 9780876149300
OCLC Number: 48397160
Description: 64 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Backwoods boyhood --
Country lawyer --
If this be treason --
The colonists unite --
Give my liberty --
War --
A new nation --
Descriptions of Patrick Henry --
Select bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Creative minds biography.
Responsibility: by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson ; illustrations by Nicolas Debon.

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A biography of the Virginia lawyer, politician, and patriot whose great powers of speech helped inspire colonists to support the cause of American liberty at the start of the Revolutionary War. "Give me liberty, or give me death!" A passionate speaker, Patrick Henry mesmerized and motivated audiences with his powerful words. Henry believed that Britain had stolen America's freedom, and he was determined to prevent this injustice. Using his skills as a lawyer and politician, he inspired his fellow colonists to prepare for a war against Britain--and helped to create a new nation.

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