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...ve our children learn languages at an early age as a way to make the process of language learning easier and enhance the child’s ability to learn it successfully, he was espoused for being un-American. The appeals expressed in Obama’s campaign speech were undeniably effective in garnering the support of the progressive left and sparking controversy and debate amongst the general population as a whole. Though his words were interpreted differently between the intended audience and the general public, the topic aligned with the theme of his campaign—to bring forth hope and change.
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