Speech at the Virginia Convention

By: Josselyn Ramirez

Main Idea:

The Main idea of this text from "Speech at the Virginia Convention" was that Patrick tried to convince resistance to get armed to be against the British. Therefore, he did a speech at the Virginia Convention which happened in Richmond, Virginia. Important patriots attended this convention that lasted one week. This picture below shows a man giving out a speech he is not just any man and he is not just giving out any speech it shows him saying important information that many people are interested to hear about which happened in the Virginia Convention.


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Purpose:

The purpose of this piece is to gain people to be armed and be against the British for peace. This part of text " Gentlemen may cry peace peace but there is no peace" trying to say exceeded for peace but there really inst any. This connects with the Speech of the Virginia Convention about wanting peace and going against British.