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Patrick Henry Demands a Bill of Rights

By: TJ Martinell On June 7, 1788, Patrick Henry delivered one of many long speeches at the Virginia Ratifying Convention, demanding the inclusion of a Bill of Rights in the proposed U.S. Constitution ...

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The Midnight Ride of Jack Jouett that Saved Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry

By: Joe Wolverton, II Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of — Jack Jouett? Jouett’s mission, like that of his more famous fellow horseman, was to warn ...

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Principle over Party: We Were Warned About “Factions”

By: Michael Boldin “I would quarrel with both parties, and with every individual of each,” John Adams wrote in 1763, “before I would subjugate my understanding, or prostitute my tongue ...

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Patrick Henry: “If This Be Treason!”

July 11, 2019 History / Patrick Henry 0

By: Joe Wolverton II There was a time in our history when one of our finest patriot fathers is said to have waved the saber of “treason” in the face ...

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Today in History: Patrick Henry Born

June 1, 2019 Patrick Henry 0

By: Dave Benner Today in History, on May 29 1736, Patrick Henry was born. Known as “Hot Head” and “The Voice of the Revolution,” Henry was a renowned Virginian whose ...

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