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    Beginner Level

    Approx. 8 hours to complete

    Suggested: 8 hours/week...

    English

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    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    1 hour to complete

    Course Introduction

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

    Patrick Henry: Failure and Success

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

    Revolutionary Henry

    8 videos (Total 52 min), 1 quiz
    8 videos
    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
    1 practice exercise
    Revolutionary Henry24m
    Week
    4
    2 hours to complete

    Constitutional Henry

    11 videos (Total 69 min), 1 quiz
    11 videos
    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
    1 practice exercise
    Constitutional Henry24m
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    Top reviews from Patrick Henry: Forgotten Founder

    By LMJul 1st 2019

    Excellent course for anyone interested in American History. Enjoyable lectures. Loved that some of the lectures were filmed at the actual location. Easy to understand. Highly recommend.

    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.

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    John Ragosta

    Fellow
    Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

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