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Patrick Henry's Famous Speech

- Patrick Henry's Famous Speech 'Give me liberty or give me death.' These famous words were uttered by Patrick Henry on March 23, 1775, as a conclusion to his speech delivered to the Virginia House of Burgesses. Within his speech, he uses the three rhetorical appeals (ethos, logos, and pathos) to convey a feeling of urgency toward the changes occurring in policy within the Americas implemented by the British government. He cleverly uses these appeals to disrupt the paradigm that Great Britain is going to let the American people have any liberty....   [tags: History Patrick Henry Essays]

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The Famous Infamy Speech By Franklin D. Roosevelt

- Infamy Speech The famous Infamy Speech was spoken December 8th, 1941 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, the President of the United States at the time of Pearl Harbor. FDR was a moving speaker for the American people. The speech was very patriotic by calling congress to vote for a Declaration of War against the Empire of Japan. By proclaiming the “attack was deliberately planned many days or even weeks ago,” Roosevelt suggests the attack was conducted with the intent not to negotiate with the ambassador....   [tags: World War II, Attack on Pearl Harbor]

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Understanding Hamlet's Famous Speech in Shakespeare's Hamlet

- Understanding Hamlet's Famous Speech in Shakespeare's Hamlet Hamlet's classsic "To be or not to be..."(Hamlet, prince of Denmark, 3.1.57) speech really shows who he is. Obviously Hamlet is horribly depressed. We have already seen several examples of this, but this speech gives us a clear picture of his sadness. More importantly however, his speech shows his weakness and indecisiveness. Hamlet is consistently melancholy, but he never really acts on it; he just kind of wallows around, full of self-pity and loathing....   [tags: Papers]

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Famous Actions of Martin Luther King

- Most people know martin Luther King for his “dream speech”, that isn’t the only thing that made him famous though. Martin Luther king was a key factor in the civil rights movement with all of his non-violent protests. From his sit inns, marches, letters, and speeches to even his death, the civil rights movement wouldn’t have gotten as far as it did without him. As one of the nonviolent protests, marching was a great way to recognize a problem in the community. The march on Washington (1963) was organized to protest for jobs and freedom....   [tags: dream speech, civil rights movement]

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A Speech On Stanford Commencement Speech

- Stanford Commencement Ceremony is a very prestigious, it is an honor to be asked to speak for it. In 2005 Steve Jobs was invited to speak at Stanford’s Commencement Ceremony and he delivered his speech where some of his most famous quotes came from, such as “Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.” -Steve Jobs. When he steps up to the podium viewers can tell that the crowed has high expectations for his speech. For Steve Jobs the 2005 Stanford Commencement speech was a success because he had a clear and focused message and it was engaging in content....   [tags: Graduation, Commencement speech, Speeches]

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Speech : Speech By David Foster Wallace

- Commencement speeches are often a sending off to the graduates by a highly regarded person, and is suppose to have a purpose. The purpose of the speech is to: motivate, inspire, encourage, provoke, a call to action, and to give hope to the graduates as well as congratulate them on their achievements. Often the speaker is someone who is famous or have been successful in their life. In regards to how the speech is given, it usually starts out with the speaker congratulating the class. They will typically try to relate to the audience by making fun of themselves to lower them to the graduates level....   [tags: Commencement speech, Graduation, God, Speeches]

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The American Academy of Speech Correction

- When speech-language pathology first came to America there was no certification needed in order to practice. Instead, the first speech pathologists were educators and other professionals who wanted to help others who had problems with their speech. Numerous of the first speech-language pathologists became interested in the upcoming field after they had overcome problems with speech themselves, or people they were close to. Because the first speech pathologists were people in respectable positions, many of their names have been seen elsewhere in history....   [tags: speech-language-pathology, certification]

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Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream Speech

- Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born into a society that treated him inferior to white people just because he was African-American. As a bright young boy in a diminishing culture, his father reassured him that he was just as good as anyone else. He was determined to work hard, and demonstrate his equality regardless of race. He set out to be the best he could be and graduated high school at the early age of fifteen. Martin Luther King Jr....   [tags: I Have A Dream Speech]

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Informative Speech: The Fokker Triplane

- Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the Fokker Triplane Introduction This speech is about a particular type of aircraft made famous for its use by the Red Baron of Germany in World War One. Many people know that the Red Baron was a real person from history. Others may only know him as an adversary of Snoopy from the comic strip Peanuts, or as a ghost-like magic man dreamed up by lonely housewives hungry for a particular brand of frozen pizza....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech

- The famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr. at the historic March in Washington in August 1963 effectively urged the US government to take actions and to finally set up equality between the black and white people in America. Although there were many factors that contributed to the success of the speech, it was primarily King’s masterly use of different rhetorical instruments that encouraged Kennedy and his team to take further steps towards racial equality. King effectively utilizes numerous linguistic devices, such as metaphors, anaphoras, allusions, and provides an abundance of specific examples in his address and this all makes the speech more convincing and me...   [tags: Rhetoric of I Have a Dream Speech]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech

- Martin Luther King’s speech was made after the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. He delivered the “I Have a dream” speech on the Lincoln Memorial steps. He verbalized this speech to millions of people blacks and whites. This is one of the greatest speeches because it has many elements like repetition, assonance and consonance, pathos, logos, and ethos. Repetition in M.L.K.’s Speech Martin Luther King uses a lot of repetition in his speech. They are scattered throughout but very close. One of the repetitions in his speech is “I have a dream.” He uses this phrase to show what he sees in the future of America....   [tags: Rhetoric of I Have a Dream Speech]

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Rhetorical Analysis of President Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Speech

- Rhetorical Analysis of President Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Speech The Pearl Harbor address to the nation is probably one of the most famous speeches made throughout time. In this essay I will evaluate the rhetorical effectiveness of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's famous speech and show that his speech is a successful argument for the United States of America. I will focus on the speaker's credibility, all the different appeals made throughout the speech, as well as the purpose and the audience of the speech....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis of Speech]

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Speech : A Good Speech

- When compared to written words, spoken words have had a greater impact on ones’ life throughout history. In some moments of your life, someone said something to you that affected you so much that it even changed your feelings, your way of thinking and your actions. Therefore, it is essential for us to learn the lesson of public speaking, which not only help you better express yourself in words with other people, but also help you be a better listener to other people when they are giving a speech....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Language, Want, Rhetoric]

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The Rights and Responsibilities of the Famous

- Celebrities have many of today's youth watching them, and young people are turning to their idols for judgement on what's right and wrong. Because of the First Amendment, the famous, along with everyone else, have the right to say and do what they want within legal limits, and follow whatever religion they choose. The press also have the right to write and report about celebrities. However, the famous also have the responsibility to be mindful of who is looking up to them and following their every move....   [tags: Celebrities, First Amendment, Constitution]

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The Rights and Responsibilities of the Famous

- Celebrities have many of today's youth watching them, and kids are turning to their idols for judgement on what's right and wrong. Because of the First Amendment, the famous, along with everyone else, have the right to say and do what they want within legal limits, and follow whatever religion they choose. However, celebrities also have the responsibility to be mindful of who is looking up to them and following their every move. They are often thrust into the position of role model before they are ready....   [tags: celebrities, idols, first amendment]

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Famous People Born in Illinois

- Remember The Name There are many people to remember in history, they most of the time deserve it and sometimes they don’t. there are many from Illinois like Abraham Lincoln. some of the famous people are more modern like Walt Disney, Nelly, Danielle Campbell. Walt Disney maybe dead but his creations are very alive unlike Danielle Campbell other cast members. Nelly being a singer with his hard life. Mary Ann Bickerdyke a women that helped in the Civil War Lincoln along with her. These are amazing people that are rememered in todays society....   [tags: Lincoln, Disney, Mother Byckerdyke's War]

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Speech Is Moving Speech By Randy Pausch

- The famous “Last Lecture” speech is moving speech by Randy Pausch, a father a husband, and a greatly remembered computer science professor at Carnegie Melon University. In his mid-40s he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He had 10 tumors in his liver and was given 3 to 6 months to live. This speech is a wonderful story of his life and accomplishments and has great rewarding lessons throughout the whole lecture. He says that he is not going to talk about cancer, his wife or kids (because it makes him upset), or spirituality and religion....   [tags: Carnegie Mellon University, Randy Pausch]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech

- Rhetoric: "The use of words by human agents to form attitudes or induce actions in other human agents....The use of language as a symbolic means of inducing cooperation in human beings that by nature respond to symbols." If Kenneth Burke is correct, then I would propose that speakers who use the technique of Rhetoric properly will thoroughly "induce" their listeners to action. Perhaps no other speech nor speaker eloquently used rhetoric, amongst other speaking techniques, to evict such emotion, persuasion, and call to action as the "I Have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King Jr....   [tags: Rhetoric of I Have a Dream Speech]

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Informative Speech: Chocolate

- Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the production of chocolate Central Idea: Explain how cocoa beans are processed to produce the chocolate we all know and love Method of Organization: Chronological Visual Aid: Before my introduction and before class begins, I will have a chocolate collection for people to choose from as a snack. It will not be handed out during my speech so that it will not distract others....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]

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Rhetorical Analysis of George Washington's Newburgh Conspiracy Speech

- "His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order; his penetration strong . . . Perhaps the strongest feature in his character was prudence, never acting until every circumstance, every consideration, was maturely weighed; refraining if he saw a doubt, but, when once decided, going through with his purpose, whatever obstacles opposed." (Thomas Jefferson, as cited in "George Washington," 2006, para.19) George Washington is one of the most recognized and famous leaders in all history of the United States of America....   [tags: Rhetoric of Newburgh Conspiracy Speech]

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Persuasive Speech: You Should Travel to Nepal

- Good Afternoon everyone; My presentation topic today is: why you should travel Nepal. Let's begins with Bob Seger's legendary song: "Kathmandu" I think I'm goin' to Katmandu, That's really really where I'm going to If I ever get out of here That's what I'm gonna do Kkkkkk, Katmandu I think it's really where I'm going to If I ever get out of here I'm goin to Katmandu...... Capital city of Nepal,Kathmandu is as beautiful as this 14 stanzas song. Wedged between the high wall of the Himalaya and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, a small land-locked country Nepal is a land of snow peaks and Sherpas, yaks and yetis, monasteries and mantras, situated between India and China....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Graduation Speech

- Students, faculty, family, friends, on this exciting day, I speak to optimism, laughter, and grins. As I was gathering input for this graduation speech, several people suggested including a profound quote offering “encouraging advice to the young graduates”, and then there were others who said, “eh don’t worry about it, no one listens to those anyway.” Fortunately, I was actually able to take from both suggestions and found a happy balance. You see, I won’t tell you today to: “Dare to dream” or “Find your own vision” or even to “Strive for excellence,” or any trite cliché that’s ever been said in a graduation speech....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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The Bill Of Rights And Freedom Of Speech

- The Bill of Rights has gained existence since December 15, 1791. Being supported mainly by anti-federalists, the Bill of Rights upheld what was needed to protect individual liberty. From the ratification we have our first ten amendments. The most important and used today is the first amendment. The amendment states “Congress shall make no law respecting… petition the government for a redress of grievances.” This amendment is very powerful but cannot be overly abused. Over time the freedom of speech has been constricted....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Speech : ' I Have A Dream '

- 1 I watched King’s “I Have a Dream” on the YouTube. It took about seventeen minutes long. I have heard the name, King, and I have known he did speech for black people, but I have never seen his speech and I didn’t know the contents of the speech. King is not so famous in Japan, and many people don’t learn about him in the school. By watching the video, I learned the past, present, and future of black people. For example, what they were done, how white people treat them now, and what they hope in the future....   [tags: Race, White people, Black people]

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Hamlet As A Famous Play Created By William Shakespeare

- Hamlet is a famous play created by an amazing writer, William Shakespeare. The original play is set in Denmark and is based on the revenge Prince Hamlet has upon Claudius. The plot of the play induces dramatic irony, and context that targets its Elizabethan audience who are consumed of social values and perspectives. In act 4 Hamlet states: “Ay, sir, that soaks up the king’s countenance, his rewards, his authorities. But such officers do the king best service in the end: he keeps them, like an ape, in the corner of his jaw; first mouthed, to be last swallowed: when he needs what you have gleaned, it is but squeezing you, and, sponge, you shall be dry again.” ( ) This speech depicts Hamlet’s...   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Hamlet, Working class]

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The Famous British Broadcaster And Talk Show Host

- The famous British broadcaster and talk show host, David Frost, is considered to be one of the most influential journalists in history. Frost grew up in Tenterden, England where he originally studied to become a preacher. He did not complete his pastoral studies but instead attended Gonville & Caius College at the University of Cambridge. During his time at Cambridge, Frost was the editor of the student newspaper and the literary magazine. He was a member of the Footlights Drama Society and played both football and cricket....   [tags: President of the United States, Richard Nixon]

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Louis Pasteur, The Most Famous French Chemist

-   Louis Pasteur, the most famous French chemist in the world, was born on December 27, 1822 and passed away on September 28,1895. He said: “There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it”, which showed his ideal method for science. In this quote, he admitted that theoretical science and applied science have to go together and his whole scientific life went on this way....   [tags: Biography, France, Milk, Pasteurization]

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Frida Kahlo : The Famous Mexican Painter Kahlo

- In this case analysis, I will be discussing the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. In her film, Frida exhibits signs of post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism. I plan to explore her clinical difficulties through a cognitive-behavioral lens, as well as a psychodynamic lens. Frida Kahlo was born in 1907 in Mexico City, Mexico. Her father was a German photographer and artist that immigrated to Mexico to escape Nazi persecution, and her mother had indigenous roots in Mexico. Frida is one of four daughters, which meant she grew up primarily around women....   [tags: Cognitive behavioral therapy, Psychotherapy]

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Freedom Of Speech On Social Media

- America is famous for its freedom. Freedom of speech is one of the most wonderful freedoms that Americans are enjoying. This human right is protected by the First Amendment. People should feel free to express their opinions, feelings, and wishes. However, it is the fact that not all of nations are free as much as America. Free speech is different in each country. Vietnam is on opposite side with America. Vietnamese people have limits on their speech; in another word, this nation does not have free speech....   [tags: Human rights]

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The Amendment Of Freedom Of Speech

- The 1st Amendment Freedom of speech is probably the most controversial amendment that there is within the Bill of Rights. “The first amendment of is freedom of religion, press, and expression, which states that congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances (Mount, S. 2010).” The first amendment gives the citizens of the U.S....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Freedom of Speech and Expression

- On December 15, 1791, Congress adopted the freedom of speech as a constitutional right under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution as a law to protect all American citizens. The law clearly states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” (www.law.cornell.edu)....   [tags: Law, Autonomy, Ethics]

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Graduation Speech At Butler University

- I remember the time when I had gotten promoted to high school as a 9th grader. That time was so important to me, at that time and age. It was a phase that you usually get over. I was growing up and starting all over again in a different environment with entirely different motives. I had started at the lowest class in the school, once again, as a freshman. I wasn’t a big 8th grader that internally felt more in control due to my age and experience. It was quite odd, just a couple of days before promotion, I was 8th grader, however I had more similarities with a 6th grader....   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, Education]

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Queen Elizabeth I of England

- Queen Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I, England's most famous monarch, grew up in difficult times. Elizabeth I was born September 7, 1533. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. She was only two years old when she lost her mother (Carol 7). Anne Boleyn was beheaded by the order of her husband, based on false charges of adultery and conspiracy (10). Despite Elizabeth's harsh childhood, she did not let it interfere with her many accomplishments of the throne....   [tags: famous monarch, king henry VIII]

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Dr. King 's Speech

- Dr. King’s speech “I Have a Dream” is one of the most famous and important speeches ever given. On August 28, 1963 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C Dr. King gave his speech to bring freedom to African Americans across the United States. The audience who Dr. King is talking to is the American People. To get the message out Dr. King uses logos, pathos, and ethos, by doing this he captivates an entire nation using just words. Dr. King was talking to over 200,000 people who were with him when he made his speech and the millions of people who were at home watching on televisions....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech

- More than 40 years ago, in August 1963, Martin Luther King electrified America with his momentous ‘I Have A Dream’ speech, dramatically delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. His soaring rhetoric demanding racial justice and an integrated society became a mantra for the black community and is as familiar to subsequent generations of Americans as the US Declaration of Independence. His words proved to be a touchstone for understanding the social and political upheaval of the time and gave the nation a vocabulary to express what was happening....   [tags: Rhetoric of I Have A Dream Speech]

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We are Free to Be You, Me, Stupid and Dead by Roger Rosenblatt

- From the opening sentence of the essay, “We are free to be you, me, stupid, and dead”, Roger Rosenblatt hones in on a very potent and controversial topic. He notes the fundamental truth that although humans will regularly shield themselves with the omnipresent first amendment, seldom do we enjoy having the privilege we so readily abuse be used against us. Freedom of speech has been a controversial issue throughout the world. Our ability to say whatever we want is very important to us as individuals and communities....   [tags: Freedom of Speech]

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Analysis of the Rhetoric of President Franklin Roosevelt

- In his inaugural speech of 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke one of the most famous pieces of rhetoric to date, saying that we have “nothing to fear, but fear itself.” In reality, everyone had very much to fear. For one thing, their trusted leader lied straight to their faces every time he made a public appearance. The possibility of war and loss, in terms of love, life, and money, were constantly on the mind of Americans during Roosevelt’s presidency – all four terms. President Roosevelt utilized the tactics of deception and rhetoric to gain the trust of Americans, and was betrayed by the country of Japan....   [tags: Speech Analysis]

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Just and Unjust Speech in Aristophanes' "Clouds"

- Throughout Aristophanes’ “Clouds” there is a constant battle between old and new. It makes itself apparent in the Just and Unjust speech as well as between father and son. Ultimately, Pheidippides, whom would be considered ‘new’, triumphs over the old Strepsiades, his father. This is analogous to the Just and Unjust speech. In this debate, Just speech represents the old traditions and mores of Greece while the contrasting Unjust speech is considered to be newfangled and cynical towards the old. While the defeat of Just speech by Unjust speech does not render Pheidippides the ability to overcome Strepsiades, it is a parallel that may be compared with many other instances in Mythology and real...   [tags: Justice, Aristophanes, Clouds, ]

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Speech Errors as Presented in the Literature of Linguistics

- Introduction: Speech errors serve as a window to investigate speech production and arrangement of language elements in the brain. Gary S. Dell and Peter A. Reich (1980) said that one of the best way to find out how a system is constructed is if that system breaks. Speech errors as a linguistic phenomenon has been the topic of many linguistic researches. It can be investigated as an evidence for linguistic change as well. Bussmann and Hadumod (1996) in the Routledge dictionary of language and linguistics defines speech errors as " (Latin: lapsus linguae), is a deviation (conscious or unconscious) from the apparently intended form of an utterance." (449)....   [tags: Linguistics]

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Ronald Reag The Speech That Shattered Communism

- Ronald Reagan: The Speeches that Shattered Communism “General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. (History Place)” On June 12, 1987, US President Ronald Reagan shocked the world with his speech at the Brandenburg Gate in East Berlin. In his speech, Reagan called for the removal of the Berlin Wall, which served as a constant reminder of the oppression of Communism in Germany....   [tags: Cold War, Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev]

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Analysis Of The Speech ' I Have A Dream '

- Between 1950s and 1960s, racism was a dominant issue in America, which the most prominent was the racism of African Americans. Although Emancipation Proclamation was signed, most African American were still being segregated and they were victimized mercilessly. Thus, there were many activists and groups gradually appearing and they aimed to alter the status quo at that time. Martin Luther King was the most notable activist among them. During the 1960s, he had dedicated himself into various civil rights boycotts and protests in order to further the movement and gain the final victory....   [tags: African American, Rhetoric, Martin Luther King]

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Bernie Sanders ' Speech On Democratic Socialism

- Bernie Sanders’ Speech on Democratic Socialism Feel the Bern. We have all heard this political slogan this past year for the running Senator Bernie Sanders, who is known for his messy hair and crowd enticing speeches. The speech I have chosen to analyse is one that he professed to the students of Georgetown University in Washington D.C. last November. He speaks about how he is a democratic socialist and how many highly respectable persons of the past were as well, and that their socialist ideas are some of the defining beliefs that are held in the United States today....   [tags: United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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Speech : Martin Luther King Jr.

- Speech #1 Martin Luther King Jr. I have a dream How did the speaker gain the audience’s attention. Martin Luther King Jr. pulled the audience in by relating with them and making them feel like they are apart of “what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” Explain the topic and purpose of the speech. This speech was focused on the freedom of african american slaves and how racial equality is a must for people to peacefully coexist, and racism will negatively affects the lives of African Americans....   [tags: American Civil War, United States]

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John F. Kennedy 's Speech

- No other president has ever faced a bigger threat than John F. Kennedy did during his first and only term of presidency. John Kennedy faced the threat of nuclear warfare with the Soviet Union during the year nineteen sixty-two. During this year, Kennedy found out that the Soviet Union had built up their military arsenal on the island of Cuba which is only ninety miles south of Miami, Florida and that their arsenal included nuclear weapons. John F. Kennedy then took the best possible plan of action....   [tags: Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, World War II]

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Speech Acquisition Theories

- The developmental process of the human mind has proven to be quite the complex scenario, as is displayed in Genie Wiley’s case. Genie is a girl, born in 1957, who was socially isolated from the world around her. Locked in a room for the better part of 13 years, Genie never learned acceptable social interaction behavior. This traumatic experience allegedly had adverse effects on Genie’s social capacity. Genie, a name given to her by caregivers following her discovery, spent the first 13 years of her life strapped to a children’s potty chair or crib....   [tags: Feral child, Language]

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Persuasive Speech: You Already Have What You Need to Succeed

- Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that they can overcome the obsticles they face and achieve success I am here because I feel that the youth of today are talented and intelligent Individuals. Many young people just need to be motivated and given a fair chance at success. Young people need mentors to help them find their way and to help them stay focused. Mentors play an intricate roll in your lives and are sort of liaisons between your parents or guardians and your educators....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech]

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Analysis Of Malcolm X 's Speech

- “Message to the Grassroots” was a speech given by Malcolm X shortly after the march on Washington. Malcolm X was always called an extremist when it came to black rights, and he was fed up with the nonviolent message coming from other civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. The goal Malcolm X had in this speech was to convince the black masses to not be content with the pace of change or the way change is going about. In Message to the grassroots, Malcolm X comes off very strong using a barrage of metaphors and imagery to connect with his audience to prove his point of needing a violent path for revolution....   [tags: African American, Black people, White people]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Obama 's Speech

- The president I am writing this essay about is Obama. Obama is the first black president of America. He gives great speech and perfect example. I will be talking about two famous speeches that he gave which one of them is Selma and the other one is the Grand park victory speech that he gave when he won the election. What makes Obama give great speeches is because he uses a lot of rhetorical question. He uses them to make a significant comment about whatever speeches is giving. He put his feeling out there when he 's talking to the people....   [tags: Rhetoric, Rhetorical techniques, Ethos]

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Reagan 's Speech At The Brandenburg Gate

- On June 12, 1987, former President Ronald Reagan gave one of his famous speeches, “Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate.” On a superficial level, Reagan uses the speech to petition to the Soviet Union for peace, nuclear and chemical arms reduction, and the demolition of the Berlin Wall. He also highlights the progress and prosperity that have arisen in the western world since the division between communism and democracy was established. Beyond the surface, Reagan subtly disparages communism while simultaneously building up democracy....   [tags: Cold War, Soviet Union, Eastern Bloc, Berlin Wall]

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Barack Obama 's Speech Obama

- “Yes we can,” (Obama par. 29) the crowd chants; these three words speak to the audience just as Barack Obama anticipated them to. These are some of the most famous words ever spoken by President Obama and what his 2008 primary speech came to be known for, “Yes we can”. These are not the only words that the crowd responds to intensely, Obama plans out the rise and fall of every word, successfully demonstrating his control of character and charisma. In this speech Obama works to cement his place as a strong speaker and individual, traits desirable in a leader....   [tags: Barack Obama, United States]

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Jfk 's Inaugural Address Speech

- On January 20th, 1961, John Fitzgerald Kennedy gave a speech to the nation, which encompassed a new vision for the country with a new generation. That speech was JFK’s Inaugural Address. As the new 35th president, JFK was the youngest president to enter the oval office at the age of forty-three ("Inaugural Address."). The nation was still in in the process of healing after World War II. In the eyes of the masses, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a breath of fresh air for the American People. He was a youthful president, with his youthful image; he was able to rally the younger generations with a progressive vision....   [tags: United States, Lyndon B. Johnson, World War II]

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President Abraham Lincoln Delivered One Of The Most Famous Presidential

- In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most famous Presidential Speeches of all time: “The Gettysburg Address.” In this address, Lincoln encourages his audience to preserve a united country and push for a new birth of freedom by making connections between the past, present, and future. Lincoln’s first and arguably most famous line, “Four score and seven years ago,” reestablished the Nation’s birthdate from the once recognized signing of the Constitution in 1788 to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776....   [tags: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War]

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Stalin 's Most Famous Experts On The Soviet Union Of The Western World

- Albert L. Weeks is one of the most famous experts on the history of the Soviet Union in the Western world. In “Stalin’s other war” Weeks analyzes the information that was published in 1990s by the Russian government and reaches untraditional conclusion on the Soviet prewar buildup. The author argues that the Soviets were preparing for their own invasion of Nazi Germany between 1939 and 1941, which is the argument against the most commonly accepted vision of the Soviet strategy as mainly defensive....   [tags: Soviet Union, World War II, Operation Barbarossa]

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Rhetorical Analysis of the I Have a Dream Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

- From Doctor King’s speech, I quote: “ This is the faith that I go back to the South With. And with this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful brother hood. With this faith we will be able to work together, to play together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day.” “And when this day happens, all men will be able to join hands and sing in the worlds of the old Negro spiritual: “Free at last, free at last....   [tags: Rhetoric of I Have a Dream Speech]

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Analysis of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have A Dream Speech

- On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time to an audience of more than 200,000 civil rights supporters on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. In his, “I have a dream” speech, King addressed his encouragement of white and black people working together to achieve racial peace and harmony. He especially wanted to teach the young blacks that equality could be gained through the use of non-violence. The main reason King used nonviolence was to create a situation so different from the usual, that it will open the door to negotiations of desegregation and equal opportunity....   [tags: Rhetoric of I Have a Dream Speech]

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Speech On Nelson Mandela 's Speech

- Nelson Mandela 's inaugural speech given in Pretoria addressed South African citizens and royalty as well as significant political figures. Mandela 's speech covered unity for the people and implied the future was going to embody equality amongst all. His speech covers the darkness and struggle of the past and goes in depth really connecting himself to the audience. His message is clear and easily understood. Mandela addresses the long struggle for democracy in South Africa and his beliefs about humanity....   [tags: Rhetoric, South Africa, Nelson Mandela]

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The Audience For A Speech

- The audience for a speech is immediately present, right in front of the speaker, while readers are absent, removed". This statement is said by Warld Ong. The spontaneity we feel while giving or listening to a speech is what makes us choose it rather than reading or writing a text. Even more to that point is mentioned in Dylan Dryer 's article when he stated" Speech employs an extensive array of modalities unavailable to writing: gesture, expression, pacing, register, silence, and clarifications all of which are instantaneously responsive to listeners ' verbal and nonverbal feedback....   [tags: Writing, The Reader, Novel, Writer]

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No Speech : No Misunderstanding

- No speech - no misunderstanding Human civilization has gone through many changes and transformations, and pass through different stages of development. Despite this, in all ages of human society relation and communication between its components were the main value. But human communication has never been so global as in the twenty-first century. It is connected with the era of information technology. Virtual communication - is an integral part of our pastime. For many people the computer is not just a kind of technology, but rather the interlocutor....   [tags: Internet, World Wide Web, History of the Internet]

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Graduation Speech: Become People With Passion

- Christmas Eve in Princeton, N.J, usually fulfills the picture-postcard promise of Christmas. And it was so, on that one particular Christmas Eve long ago. A light snowfall kissed the quaint Princeton houses, and door-to-door carol singers made their way to one particular door. The violinist's home. "O little town of Bethlehem," the boys sang, "how still we see thee lie..." In moments the door opened, and the gentle violinist stood in the doorway to greet the carolers. "Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by..." The musician turned away, turned back into the house....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Informative Speech: President Theodore Roosevelt

- Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about President Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most successful presidents in the United States history. He achieved many goals in life. Some of these goals were as follows: 1) He won the Spanish-American War; 2) He won the Nobel Peace Prize; 3) He was the youngest president in United States history....   [tags: Example Informative Speech]

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The Iron Curtain Speech : The Sinews Of Peace By Winston Churchill

- Section A: The topic for this investigation is to question whether or not the Iron curtain speech also known as The Sinews of peace by Winston Churchill in 1946 was a true reflection of the situation in Europe at the time. The geographical region is mainland Europe. The scope or period for this question is from 1945, a year before the speech- 1956 to when the predictions could be said/argued to be true. The method used to answer this question is by using different sources, primary and secondary sources from website....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, Soviet Union]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of Patrick Henry 's Speech

- On March 23, 1775, Patrick Henry, writer of the famous speech, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death,” captured a thousand listeners with his persuasive words during the boycott of British goods. During this time, the American Revolution was taking place and for Patrick Henry to make such a worthy speech without any preparations deserves a massive round of applause. The area St. John’s Church Richmond, Virginia was a chosen place that a hundred delegates would have a political meeting to the Virginia Convention but during this time Patrick Henry made an unprepared speech....   [tags: American Revolution, Thirteen Colonies]

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Fidel Castro 's Speech Delivered By Castro

- With 1950’s Cuba in distress, Fidel Castro was able to swiftly consolidate power. Focusing on the events of 1952 to 1959 when Castro obtained the position of the Prime Minister of Cuba, this essay will examine- how did Fidel Castro’s “History will absolve me” speech provided the morale to his rise to power in 1950’s Cuba. His defence speech during his trial for the 26th of July Movement called History Will Absolve Me and Fidel Castro: Rebel, Liberator, or Dictator by Jules Dubois will serve as the two main sources alongside many academic sources....   [tags: Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolution, Cuba]

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Athens Should be Admired According to Funeral Oration Speech

- Pericles, the leader of the Athenians had presented this oration about those people, who had first fallen in battle. It is part of their law and show the respect of honor to those who had lost friends and families. The purpose of Pericles’s speech was for the ancestors the supervisors, who died for their country and lands. This famous oration was from the early days of Peloponnesian war. The speech was for every Athenian and any others who wished to attend. Athens was one of the oldest first city states and still known as one of the most famous cities in the world....   [tags: customs, democratic, pride]

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Ronald Reagan’s A Time For Choosing Speech

- Millions of viewers tuned into the National Broadcasting Company television network for a special broadcast on the 27th of October. Viewers were anticipating Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech. Reagan was acknowledged for his acting in motion pictures and television episodes since 1937, and was now being seen in an unfamiliar role. Reagan emerged in support of the Republican nominee Barry Goldwater. Barry Morris Goldwater was a businessman and five-term United States Senator from Arizona and the Republican Party's nominee for president in the 1964 election....   [tags: Ronald Reagan, Broadcast, Analysis]

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My Dream Speech By Martin Luther King Jr.

- From the release of the slaves to the 1960s, America was a time where African Americans/Blacks, and other people of color did not have the same rights as their fellow White Americans. They were segregated in every aspect ranging from water fountains to schools. But not only were they segregated, people of color were also targeted by police officers, the Ku Klux Klan, and just everyday white people. In the 1950/60s this all changed, Blacks started to take a change, as in the Brown v. Board, Rosa Parks and the bus boycott, and the famous Martin Luther King Jr....   [tags: African American, American Civil War]

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Freedom of Speech in Cyberspace

- Freedom of Speech in Cyberspace Introduction As the Internet has become more widely recognized and used by people all over the world, it has brought a new medium in which information can very easily be broadcast to everyone with access to it. In 1995 there was a projected 26 million Internet users, which has grown to almost 300 million today. One major problem with this is that everyone represents different countries and provinces which have different outtakes on certain types of freedom of speech as well as different laws about it....   [tags: Internet Web Papers]

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What to the Slave Is The Fourth Of July?

- Frederick Douglass's "Fourth of July" Speech is the most famous speech delivered by the abolitionist and civil rights advocate Frederick Douglass. It attracted a crowd of between five hundred and six hundred. Douglass’s speech to the slaves on the Fourth of July served to show the slaves that there is nothing for them to celebrate. They were not free and the independence that the rest of the country celebrated did not apply to them. In his speech he tries to make white people consider the behavior of black people....   [tags: Fredereick Douglass's speech analysis]

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The Golden Tread Speech by Viscount Sankey: Legal Burden

- As goes the famous ‘golden thread’ speech given by Viscount Sankey in Woolmington v DPP ; “No matter what the charge or where the trial, the principle that the prosecution must prove the guilt of the prisoner is part of the common law of England and no attempt to whittle it down can be entertained.” In simpler terms, the general rule above is that the prosecution carries a legal burden to prove the elements of the offence and that the accused only need to raise a defense on a burden that is merely evidential....   [tags: legal, insanity, statutory, offense]

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Martin Luther King Jr. had a Dream

- ... The point used by the text is that King’s beliefs are that freedom should be for everyone no matter who they are. I believe king uses this phrase to portray a bigger picture for example if a bell rings in a chapel everyone will hear it. So if freedom rings in a country then freedom should be for everyone. I believe the phrase struck everyone and it made people see something they had not seen yet. The second text that I chose was the text borrowed from the song “Free at Last.” I believe that king picked this specific text from this song because it is a song that a lot of people know....   [tags: speech, racism, honorable]

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Hollocaust Survivor: Night by Ellie Wiesel

- “Never shall I forget those things, even were I condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never.” (Wiesel 2006, p. 34) Elie Wiesel is a humanitarian but better known as a holocaust survivor and the author of the book Night. Elie recounts the horrors of his experience throughout the book and revisits times which he had not touched upon in years. His book initially only sold a few copies but later on through this renewed interest, Elie Wiesel’s book skyrocketed to fame and he started his journey in his humanitarian activities which in turn earned him a Nobel peace prize and resulted in his famous speech, Hope, Despair, and Memory....   [tags: past memories, speech]

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Words Have the Power to Change the World

- The influential power behind words is often forgotten or misused, but when put together in a harmonious way; one’s words have the power to change the world. Anywhere from ancient Roman times to modern day America, public speaking has been an art form many have mastered and used for persuasive purposes. The most successful and effective of speeches often times have clear indications of the speaker’s motivation, approach, and purpose. These themes are very blatantly portrayed in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, as well as the famous speech of the great Martin Luther King Jr....   [tags: speech, honorable, influential]

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John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address

- John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address Ceremonial speeches are given to mark ceremonial events and help a society move beyond their differences. John F. Kennedy gave a ceremonial speech, his inaugural address, on January 20th, 1961, marking one of the most historic speeches in time. In John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address speech, that is being evaluated today, the author uses social cohesion as a call for the nation to give back to the country, as we should do of course, and to ask, and expect less from the government, but that we should all have equal rights....   [tags: famous ceremonial speeches]

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Martin Luther King Jr.: How Society Changed

- During the course of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s, there were several black and white supporters who had brave roles. The most prominent and persistent activist of African American rights movement was Martin Luther King Jr. King’s ideas sparked the ideal perspective of equality. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for equality by organizing marches, giving powerful speeches, and staying positive through adversity. Martin Luther King Jr. knew of the constant racism and cruelty in Birmingham, Alabama and decided to lead a march in 1963....   [tags: civil rights, speech, blacks]

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Author of A Rose for Emily, William Faulkner's Nobel Prize

- ... “Try to be better than yourself. An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why. He is completely amoral in that he will rob, borrow, beg, or steal from anybody and everybody to get the work done.” (Faulkner/Stein) When he talks he uses a lot of emotion and that shows his style of writing. William Faulkner gave a Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech and in it he wrote about A Rose for Emily he gives himself challenges when he writes and one of the challenges is pity and sacrifice which has been the glory of the past....   [tags: courage, speech, compassion]

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Sojourner Truth’s Ain’t I A Woman?

- ... The addition of anaphora and juxtaposition further helps Truth establish her tone. The repetition of the anaphora, “Ain’t I a woman?” is consistent throughout the speech. Slowly but surely, the repetition ingrains the idea into the audience’s mind and is the most memorable part of the speech. It excites the audience and convinces them to believe in her claim that women and African Americans deserve equal rights as white males. The question itself is supposed to be answered in agreement. Personally, it is easier to tell someone, “yes” than it is to say, “no.” The use of juxtaposition in her speech is very effective, as it emphasizes the rights that white men have compared to what little...   [tags: Speech, Activist, Abolitionist]

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Graduation Speech: Reach for What You Want

- Life is a big store, a market. Now, before you tune out, let me explain this strange analogy. You'll get what I'm saying What do people do in life. They do what they want to do. They spend life trying to get what they want. Whether that's possessions, wisdom, fame, fortune or simply survival, people everywhere right now are living life getting what they want. You're probably thinking: Hey, what about those people that spend their lives serving others or serving God. Think about it some more. Let's say that a guy wants salvation, he's going to spend his life attaining salvation....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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Martin Luther King, Jr Principles Should Be Applied Today

- On August 28,1963, a very important speech was given by Martin Luther King Jr. It was a speech that he would become famous for and most of all it would be a speech that would make an impact on the world around him. Martin Luther King Jrs. "I Have a Dream" speech was spoken during a time where racial prejudice and segregation was high in our country, but amid all the intimidation and all the segregation, it sought to end the hate and racism in the United States. This speech cemented King, with the likes of Lincoln, as one of the men who helped shaped the United States of America....   [tags: speech, facism, segregation]

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Samuel Longhorn Clemens, Mark Twain

- “I am not an American, I am the American” (Duncan and Ward). Quoting his friend Frank Fuller, Twain boldly declares himself the embodiment of American living, and in all honesty, with some right to do so. Twain was born in 1835 to parents John and Jane Clemens under Halley’s Comet in Florida, Missouri and later moved to Hannibal. He would later die under the same comet 75 years later in 1910. He traveled along the American South and Midwest writing as he went, originally moving west with his brother, Orion, in 1861 hoping to strike it rich in Nevada’s silver rush (Ramussen)....   [tags: famous American authors]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park

- For my Intro to American Civilization Mid-Term assignment I decided to visit the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Museum located in New York City. The Four Freedoms Park was built in honor of President Roosevelt and his famous “Four Freedoms” speech that he addressed. The park has so much to offer on President Roosevelt and the freedoms that he has believed in since the very beginning. I felt that the Four Freedoms Park has a lot to do with the First Amendment being that President Roosevelt believed in the freedom of so many different things....   [tags: speech, worship, fear, want]

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