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    delivered one of the finest speeches on January 20, 1961 after being sworn into office. His inauguration speech was so powerful that it captured the entire nations attention, and quotes from it are still remembered by people today. It is one of the finest speeches ever written. It provides a strong appeal to pathos, ethos and logos, and it is because of this that people who never heard the speech can quote lines from it. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. He graduated

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    Lincoln's 'Second Inaugural,' many were inspired by this uplifting and keen speech. It had been a long war, and Lincoln was concerned about the destruction that had taken place. Worn-out from seeing families torn apart and friendships eradicated, he interpreted his inaugural address. It was March of 1865, and the war, he believed, must come to an end before it was too late. The annihilation that had taken place was tragic, and Lincoln brawled for a closure. The 'Second Inaugural' was very influential

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    Bush's Agenda

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    terrorism, Iraq, Social Security, Tax code, medical malpractice, and guest worker program are the highlights. His inaugural speech was filled with ideas of “freedom” and “liberty”. Bush sets out on 2nd term with ambitious plans President Bush today set forth on an ambitious second-term agenda of reshaping Social Security and sparking democracy in the Middle East after wrapping up his inaugural today with moments of prayer and reflection. His Republican allies said they were eager to begin, as well, while

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    FDR's New Deal

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    congress within the first 100 days of office. Thus was the start of the new deal and for the first time the government took an active role in the organizing of private businesses and farms, as well as in individual people's lives. In Roosevelt's inaugural speech he states, "I pledge to you, I pledge to myself, to a new deal for the American people. Give me your help, not to win votes alone but to win this crusade to restore America to its own people. The most important effect of the first 100 days is

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    different than other US presidents in many instances; however, most notably, he was elected the second youngest President of the United States, and was the youngest to die in office. Diverse from other leaders of our country, Kennedy’s famous inaugural speech on January 20th, 1961, inspired all to be more active in our country. His well-known words, "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country,” are still remembered today as one of the most impacting quotes in American

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    Kennedy 's Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961, that’s when he said to Americans “To do not ask what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country” (US Historical documents). I personally support this quote and understand the full sense behind it, I don’t take it greatly on country level, but on how I live with my family and friends in my daily life. This is the saying that carries a lot of meaning not only for Americans John F. Kennedy was addressing to this speech, but as well

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    gone through to ensure this freedom, and garenteing it for future generations? Both Roosevelt's “Four Freedoms” speech and Kennedy’s Inaugural Address how to ensure America’s freedom. However Roosevelt’s speech focuses on how we should be involved in aiding in the war, whereas Kennedy’s speech indicates that we should negotiating with the enemy to prevent the war. “Four Freedoms” is a speech given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, during which World War ll has broke out in Europe. Nazas Germany has

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    speechwriter for John F. Kennedy, believes “An inaugural address is by definition a defining moment for any new president.” An inaugural address is a stepping stone for each new administration because it creates a first impression; the address marks the time when the president stops trying to win votes and starts taking action. Barack Obama's speech is filled with eloquent language, and it lived up to the expectations of both critics and the public. The speech, as described in the “Think Again” section

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    Not only was Wallace’s inaugural speech a fervent “rallying call against Southern integration that branded him into history”, it also enhances many of the central themes covered in class such as the frequent appearance of illusions and images of the Old South and traditional Southern ideals (Settin' the Woods on Fire). Drawing on the strong influence of religious traditions that have long dominated aspects of the Southern life, Wallace frequently makes direct references to God and the belief that

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    like used in paragraphs 26-27, to make his ideas relatable and welcoming. These rhetorical techniques serve to accomplish the purpose of unity in JFK’s inaugural speech and set the inviting, but persuasive tone. Throughout the entirety of the essay, Mr. Kennedy uses appeals to ethos, logos, and pathos a lot. In the first paragraph of the speech, JFK first establishes ethos by saying he sore an oath that was written by the by the forebears of the country centuries ago. This proves his, and his pledge’s

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