He was an orator and politician who led the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. Henry also led the opposition to the Stamp Act of 1765 and is well remembered for his "Give me liberty, or give me death" speech.
Marguerite Henry (1902-1997) is one of the best-known writers of animal stories for children. Her books continue to be widely read, and her legacy of exciting, touching stories will long be remembered. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/marguerite-henry#ixzz19p9yWZOs