Parent Guide > "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech
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This week in class, we’re reading ""Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech" by Patrick Henry.
In this speech, Patrick Henry rouses colonist leaders to take up arms against the British tyranny. It is from this speech that the Declaration of Independence was born. This speech uses an emotional argument, and lays the foundation for fundamental American values of individual power.
"How do people create change?" and "What makes America unique?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was ""Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Speech" about?
- What did you learn about America?
- What did you learn about Social Change & Revolution?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: