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Hours to complete

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Available languages

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Subtitles: English
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

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Reading
1 video (Total 5 min), 2 readings
Video1 video
Reading2 readings
Links to Patrick Henry Resources10m
Patrick Henry's Family Tree10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Patrick Henry: Failure and Success

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Reading
7 videos (Total 42 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Patrick Henry's Education10m
The Problem of Slavery7m
Virginia's Newest Lawyer6m
The Parson's Cause: Background4m
The Parson's Cause: "Treason!"8m
Conclusion: Patrick Henry Failures and Successes2m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Henry's early life24m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Revolutionary Henry

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Reading
8 videos (Total 52 min), 1 quiz
Video8 videos
The Stamp Act Resolves: "Treason!"11m
Successful Lawyer5m
The Coming of the Revolution7m
"Give me liberty, or give me death"7m
Colonel Henry, Governor Henry7m
Governor Jefferson Flees5m
Conclusion: Thomas Jefferson versus Patrick Henry2m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Revolutionary Henry24m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Constitutional Henry

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Reading
11 videos (Total 69 min), 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Post-war Legislator and the Failed Religious Assessment10m
Governor Henry, Again6m
The "Critical Period"3m
Patrick Henry and the Constitutional Convention7m
Challenges to the Proposed Constitution6m
Patrick Henry, Anti-Federalist3m
The Anti-Federalists Challenge the Constitution6m
The Anti-Federalists' Influence7m
Loyal Opposition10m
Conclusion: Constitutional Henry4m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Constitutional Henry24m
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Top Reviews

By CMJul 7th 2017

I really enjoyed the course. It was well presented and easy to follow. I would recommend it to anyone who may have an interest in the people who founded our great country.

By SHSep 6th 2017

Well presented. Little known facts about the life and political aspects of Patrick Henry made to keep a learner interested. Thank you.

Instructor

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John Ragosta

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Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

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