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Selection of Historical Figures from the United States Revolutionary Period, including Patriots and Founders.

Portrait length color image of Patrick Henry aka.
Text: Signature image of Patrick Henry aka.

Never trusted U.S. Constitution, fiery rebel in youth.

Patrick Henry, a proponent of revolution was a fiery orator who uttered the famous slogan “Give me liberty or give me death!” He was among the earliest to call for military mobilization of the colonies. HHenry's anti-federalist views caused him to oppose adoption of the Constitution in 1787. He served twice as governor of Virginia.

Full length color image of Patrick Henry aka.

Left close up color image of Patrick Henry aka.

Right closup color image of Patrick Henry aka.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy Museum of Ventura County.

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