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House Of Burgesses

A short lecture on the origins and importance of the House of Burgesses. Perfect for Social Studies students, lifelong learners and the cray cray on the inte...

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Patrick Henry: Born May 29, 1736 in Hanover County, Virginia Protested British tyranny Symbol of American struggle for liberty Served in the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Continental Congress Five-term governor of Virginia Delivered the famous "Give me liberty or give me death!" speech. Listen to the speech. Died June 6, 1799 at Red Hill Plantation, Virginia



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House of Burgesses In April, 1619, GOVERNOR GEORGE YEARDLEY arrived in Virginia from England and announced that the Virginia Company had voted to abolish martial law and create a legislative assembly. It became the House of Burgesses — the first legislative assembly in the American colonies. The first assembly met on July 30, 1619, in the church at Jamestown.

Patrick Henry before the House of Burgesses on March 23, 1775, in Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia.. "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!"