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Give Me Liberty: The Uncompromising Statesmanship of Patrick Henry…

by David J. Vaughan

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A look at his leadership in action, seeing why Henry's love of liberty gave him the courage to stand in the face of tyranny and prevail.
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The American Revolution was the grand operation, which seemed to be assigned by the Deity to the men of this age in our country, over and above the common duties of life.
The early life of Patrick Henry augured nonthing of the future greatness for which he was destined.
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Foreword by George Grant

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chronology

Part I: The life of Patrick Henry

Early life

Lessons in Rhetoric and Religion

First failures and first love

To the law and testimony

The Parson's cause

British blunders

The Stamp Act resolutions

Personal and professional progress

The road to revolution

The first Continental Congress

Give me liberty!

Taking up arms

The second Continental Congress

Colonel Henry

Independence: Virginia first

Virginia Bill of Rights and Constitution

Executive and Statesman

A true Federalist

Retired but recruited

Red Hill

The Last Trumpet



Part II: The character of Patrick Henry

His father

His mother

Self-education

Preparation

Courage

Providence

Action

Humility

Criticism

Kindness

Religion

Duty

Family

Vision

Future

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Adversity

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Property

Humor

Hospitality

Work Tradition

Christianity

Patriotism

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Death

Part III: The Legacy of Patrick Henry

The Great Adversary

The legacy of liberty

"Imitate my Henry"

The lesson of leadership

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Presents a biography of the principled Virginia orator.

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