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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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University of Virginia

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UVA Lifetime Learning, Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

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

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Patrick Henry: Failure and Success

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 42 min)
7 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
1 practice exercise
Henry's early life30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Revolutionary Henry

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 52 min)
8 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
1 practice exercise
Revolutionary Henry30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Constitutional Henry

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 69 min)
11 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
1 practice exercise
Constitutional Henry30m

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