Patrick Henry decries Stamp Act to House of Burgesses
Patrick Henry before the Virginia House of Burgesses, May 30, 1765. Print depicts Patrick Henry's famous speech in protest of the Stamp Act, in which, after being accused of treason, he replied "If this be treason, make the most of it!" Engraving after painting by Peter Frederick Rothermel. Image date: 1852.
Image ID: 001379
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Image keywords: 1700s, 18th-century, American Revolution, American War of Independence, Americas, Early-Modern, Eon4563, EonBargain, House of Burgesses, Illustrations, Patrick Henry, Revolutionary War, Stamp Act, Stamp Act protests, United States, Virginia, War-Conflict, colonial government, colonies, events, protests, speeches, treason