The Constitution: Squinting Toward Monarchy

By |2016-06-06T11:12:37-05:00May 29th, 2016|Categories: American Founding, Constitution, Featured, Liberty, Patrick Henry|

Editor’s Note: This speech was delivered by Patrick Henry on June 5, 1788, at the Virginia Ratifying Convention, against the proposed Constitution, and is reproduced here as recorded by the convention’s secretary.  Mr. HENRY. Mr. Chairman, I am much obliged to the very worthy gentleman for his encomium. I wish I was possessed with talents, or possessed [...]