(1770-1827) Distinguished English orator and statesman.

George Canning

(1770-1827) Distinguished English orator and statesman.

Patrick Henry making his great speech.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry making his great speech.

A drawing of the courtroom scene when Patrick Henry said his famous speech, "Give me liberty or give me death."

"Give me liberty or give me death!"

A drawing of the courtroom scene when Patrick Henry said his famous speech, "Give me liberty or give…

Native to South America, the parakeet macaw is renowned for its powers to imitate human speech.

Parakeet Macaw

Native to South America, the parakeet macaw is renowned for its powers to imitate human speech.

An illustration of a man preaching to a group of Native Americans with teepees.

Man Preaching to Native Americans

An illustration of a man preaching to a group of Native Americans with teepees.

An illustration of a man speaking to a crowd.

Man Speaking

An illustration of a man speaking to a crowd.

An illustration of a man talking to a group of men.

Man Talking to Group

An illustration of a man talking to a group of men.

An extemporaneous speaker on the left and a speaker confined to a manuscript on the right.

Public Speaking

An extemporaneous speaker on the left and a speaker confined to a manuscript on the right.

An illustration of a man giving a speech to a large crowd.

Speech

An illustration of a man giving a speech to a large crowd.

"St. John's Church, Richmond, VA. Where the famous orator Patrick Henry made is great speech." -Gordy, 1916

St. John's Church

"St. John's Church, Richmond, VA. Where the famous orator Patrick Henry made is great speech." -Gordy,…

"<em>A</em>, epiglottis; <em>B</em>, section of hyoid bone; <em>C</em>, false vocal cords which have nothing to do with the production of voice; <em>D</em>, oblong opening between the false and true vocal cords; <em>E</em>, true vocal cord;<em>F</em>, section of the thyroid cartilage; <em>H</em>, section of the anterior portion of the cricoid cartilage; <em>K</em>, trachea; <em>L</em>, section of the posterior portion of the cricoid cartilage; <em>M</em>, ladle-shaped cartilage." &mdash; Blaisedell, 1904

Vocal cords

"A, epiglottis; B, section of hyoid bone; C, false vocal cords which have…

Daniel Webster, famed American orator.

Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster, famed American orator.

A portrait of Daniel Webster, A great statesman during the Antebellum Period of America. (1782-1852)

Daniel Webster

A portrait of Daniel Webster, A great statesman during the Antebellum Period of America. (1782-1852)

A cartoon of a young man holding a pickaxe, with expletives coming out of his mouth.

Young Man Holding Pickaxe

A cartoon of a young man holding a pickaxe, with expletives coming out of his mouth.