Analyzing Lincol's Speech

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The United States is starting to live to its true meaning about how this is a country of the free and that everyone is equal with guaranteed rights. President Obama said in his speech celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Our work is not done. And so on this day, in which we celebrate a man and a movement that did so much for this country.” This quote shows how the nation has been changed so much throughout the years, but that there is still work that needs to be accomplished in order to truly be a freed nation. I agree that the nation is already equal and free, but I also believe that there is still work that needs to be accomplished to ensure that everyone in the nation is satisfied. In the speech, “The Gettysburg Address” written and delivered by Abraham Lincoln, he states that the nation is reaching its best as they are trying to get rid of slavery in the United States to ensure that no one is mistreated. In the speech,…show more content…
Martin Luther King Jr., he states that the nation has to work together and be equal in order to truly reach the freedom that everyone wants. In the speech, King states, “With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith we will be able to work together, to pray together, to struggle together, to go to jail together, to stand up for freedom together, knowing that we will be free one day” (King 10). This is explaining the fact that in order for the nation to truly live up to its name and have freedom, it requires that everyone can be equal and can work together without having hatred towards each other. This is therefore demonstrating the fact that the nation must let everyone be equal in order to truly be known as a nation that is free. This is showing that the nation needs to make everyone equal, and that even after we are equal, we can still stand up together as one voice for the
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