Patrick Henry Persuasive Speech

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Persuasive Patrick Patrick Henry was one of the most persuasive and influential people of his time. People during the late 1700’s worked time consuming and difficult jobs and they desperately needed a change. Struggling to sustain their life, many people during this time period often had to work many hours and had to live in tiny houses. One man was going to come along and make a change for these people though. Patrick Henry’s “Speech to the Virginia Convention” used pathos more than any other persuasive technique. The amount of loaded words he used was through the roof and appealed to the people’s senses. The colonists needed to be persuaded because he needed to “present a proposal to organize a volunteer company of cavalry or infantry in