SAT Subject US History Practice Question 237: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 237

38. Patrick Henry showed his support for the cause of independence primarily by

A. writing pamphlets
B. making speeches against the British Crown
C. writing the Declaration of Independence
D. printing seditious newspaper articles in defiance of the colonial authorities
E. organizing the Boston Tea Party

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

Patrick Henry is best known for his "Give me liberty or give me death" speech in the Virginia House of Burgesses.

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