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Sitting in St John's Church in Richmond, one can still imagine the vibrato voice of Henry posing the challenging King George III, "Give me liberty or give me death" and issuing a call to arm the Virginia militia. Patrick Henry succeeded in convincing those Virginians gathered to be armed, that life under the tyranny of a British King was so unimaginable that death in battle was a preferable fate.
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