America Throughout the history of our country many men have had a profound impact on it. Shaping America as we know it. Most of these men have led our country as presidents, leading by example and having the desire to make our country better. Fighting to make not only America better but in an attempt to make the lives of Americans better. Many accomplished this goal through their speeches and good acts.
John Adams John Adams had an extremely large impact on how the United States was first run. He put forth large contributions when the United States Constitution was written. In addition, he inspired new views in the government system. The primary strength of the United States Government can be credited to John Adams because of his strong drive, convincing writing skills, and his participation in the constitutional congress. John Adams spoke for his believes no matter what.
Intro Growing up, we have all heard the many stories of George Washington. While many recognize him as one of the most important figures in U.S history, others only recognize him by one of his multiple accomplishments; he was the 1st president of the United States. With presidency comes the variety of duties and responsibilities, the main being a president 's inaugural adress. In George Washington 's very 1st inaugural, he uses three rhetorical strategies: personification, amplification, and last but not least, repitition to convey what he truly wants for the States and why a successful Constitution should be in order. Historical Background Before Mr. Washington was even elected into presidency, he was a politician and a soldier.
During Obama's speech he looked confident and he acknowledge the crowd very well. They both thank god in their speeches but in different ways. George Washington was the first president of the United states. He served as the commander and chief of the revolutionary war. In his speech he started with My “Fellow citizens of the senate and House
Also keeping in mind that your military reflects your country and who you are as a president, knowing that he had to keep a powerful image he created one of the strongest military foundations in history making the United States military strong, dominant, intimidating, and smart. This showed how our country was lead by a true patriot, hero, and genius, George Washington, one of the greatest presidents of all of time in the United States
In 1961, during the Cold War, John F. Kennedy addressed not only America, but all nations in his inaugural address. As the 35th president to be sworn into office, Kennedy was the first Catholic and youngest president to be elected. When giving his speech, he provided his audience with reassurance for the future to come, even with so much change. Throughout his speech, Kennedy relies on the use of antithesis to provide a sense of unity to the public. By strategically depending on antithesis during his inaugural address, John F. Kennedy was able to bring his audience together by emphasizing the importance of unification between all.
As President Kennedy enters office he gives an speech on the celebration of freedom; symbolizing an end, as well as a beginning of a new nation. Kennedy rises for the opportunity for persuasion after his inauguration has been addressed and he scarcely beats nixon.President Kennedy uses his authority for persuasion to bring the american people together under his power. The president uses the experience of war,poverty,and the desire for peace to develop an emotional appeal between the U.S and the world population. In this speech Kennedy uses ethos,pathos,logos,as well as other rhetorical devices to convince the audience. John F. Kennedy discusses and analyzes on how the nation differs from the past and present day in that time period.
On January 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan gave his “First Inaugural Address” with the United States listening; some people were able to experience firsthand Ronald Reagan’s passion and views for our country, in Front of the Capitol Building, while others tuned in to listen on the momentous occasion. Ronald Reagan sets the stage for his presidency using logos through logical sentences that are meant to bring the audience a better perspective on his point of view. Diction was a key factor in showing Ronald Reagan’s strong sense of nationalism; he chose powerful, hopeful words and phrases that were intended to unify the people. He shows syntax through anaphora, repetition, and parallelism. By using these rhetorical devices, he states key phrases more than once to create an urgency and therefore grab listener’s attention.
To the other authors of the Declaration “all men” was not what they actually wanted. They then decided to repair his words by stating “all freemen”. Historian David Brion Davis stated, “The most remarkable thing about Jefferson’s stand on slavery is his immense silence.” And later, Davis finds, Jefferson’s emancipation efforts “virtually ceased.” Thomas Jefferson owned an estate called Monticello he inherited the land from his father. His then morals somehow changed according to Wiencek, “The mansion sits atop a long tunnel through which slaves, unseen, hurried back and forth carrying platters of food, fresh tableware, ice, beer, wine and linens, while above them 20, 30 or 40 guests sat listening to Jefferson’s dinner-table conversation. At one end of the tunnel lay the icehouse, at the other the kitchen, a hive of ceaseless activity where the enslaved cooks and their helpers produced one course after another.” with this statement we can see that slaves were quick to respond to every need and want from Jefferson.
From the age of eight until her death, Sylvia Plath struggled with mental illness. Along with frequent therapy visits, she wrote poetry to reflect the many events in her life. She wrote about everything, from the things that brought her great joy to the things that drove her to attempt suicide. One recurring topic of her poems is her father, Otto Plath, who she adored until he died of undiagnosed diabetes when she was eight. This event sparked a lifetime of depression and anger towards her father.
The Life Of Kennedy “The man with fewer than three and a half years to live has his left hand on the Bible.” Not even a page into this book really gets you to think that everything can change in an instance. I feel that O’Reilly chose those words to stick out to people because time is never promised, tomorrow may never come. This book stood out to me from the very beginning. Not only did Killing Kennedy capture my attention with the first sentence, but it was an eye opener and gave me a new perspective on life. Within the first few pages i was sucked into 1963 into the crowd while JFK was giving his inaugural speech.
I was asked for an assignment to interview a family member from a different generation than myself , and I chose to interview my mother. It was interesting to hear her responses to some of the questions. Throughout this paper I will share her responses and what I have learned about her generation from these responses. First I will start with her earliest memories, her friends and family interactions, and a few of her opinions about the modern times. I knew a few things before but I was able to learn some new things about her.