Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Heros of the American Revolution - Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry was famous for his speeches.  He was very persuasive, and helped the cause of the American Revolution against British rule.




http://mrnussbaum.com/amrevolution/henry/

Vocabulary
 pursued
 persuasive
attorney
staunch advocate 
to fix the price
nullifed 
 tyrant 
exclusive right
the quest
 a radical
ratification
jeopardized


Questions

Where was Patrick Henry born? 

Where was he educated? 

When did he start to work as a lawyer? 

What was his most influential speech?

What did he feel about British taxes?

How many times was he governer of Virgnia?

What did he feel about state's rights?

Why did he oppose the passage of the Constitution? 




Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - English teacher

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