Patrick Henry Interview

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Today, we have an interview with the famous Patrick Henry, all the way from Virginia! That’s right, folks, we were able to meet and talk to one of the influential leaders that is sparking the upcoming revolution! Henry was born on May 29, 1736, on his mother’s plantation. He received schooling from his father and learned how to play both the fiddle and the flute. Henry first experienced failure at the age of 15 when he ran a store for his father that didn’t last. Since then, though, he has become quite a success. He became a lawyer and was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1765. He has spoken out against the Stamp Act, insisting that only the colony itself should have the power to tax its citizens. In 1774, he served as a delegate to the
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