The growing friction between the colonies and England in the mid- to late eighteenth century is outlined here, as the book captures the revolutionary spirit that eventually led to the American War of Independence. Included is biographical information on Patrick Henry, as it traces his rise to fame as he grew to embody the new American identity. The book explores Henry's role in shaping the American Bill of Rights once independence had been achieved. A detailed analysis of this historically important speech is provided, framing this important moment in America's history.
Subgenre: Biography + Autobiography / Historical, Biography + Autobiography / General, General, United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800), Legal Profession, Social Science / Politics + Government