Days of Revolution – Episode 15

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.