Patrick Henry Timeline

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  • 29 May 1736 - 6 Jun 1799
    Life of Patrick Henry, American politician and Founding Father.
  • 1 Dec 1763
    Patrick Henry argues the Parson's Cause in the Hanover County Courthouse, arguing that the king has no authority to interfere with Virginia's taxation laws.
  • 31 May 1765
    The Virginia House of Burgesses passes the Virginia Resolves, asserting the colonists' rights as Englishmen and denying Parliament's authority to tax them.