Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 15, “Patrick Henry and the Virginia Resolves.”
In this episode:
- The first legislative response to the Stamp Act proposed by Patrick Henry and called the Virginia Resolves.
- The Virginia Resolves assert that the colonists have the same rights as Englishmen.
- Henry argues voraciously for its passage and it later passes the Virginia House of Burgesses 20-19.
- The Virginia Resolves influence other colonists and help place revolution in the minds of the colonists.