Freedom of speech is an important Constitutional Issue that gives us the individual right to express the way we feel. Having freedom of speech in public, in newspapers, books, or media is a part that makes us the land of the free. Without freedom of speech we couldn’t say what we think without getting in trouble What we say can either make our community stronger, or it could tear it apart. It was August 28 1963 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was about to start his speech.
Both, race-conflict approach and multiculturalism, coincide with each other in the way that they explain the importance of equality among all races in the United States. They both focus on social conflict and diversity within this melting pot of a country. Race and culture encourage two diverse ideas, however they share similar goals of broadening people’s knowledge on the importance of other cultures contributions in the Americas and around the world. Equally, they share views and strong opinions on how the English way of life is not the only way people need to abide by anymore. In which, everyone is entitled to live the way there culture does without any outside dictatorship.
A country that doesn’t judge on race, gender, or religious views. We are a nation that was made with the idea that all men are created equal. However, we still struggle to live up to that idea to this day. We will solve this by increasing cultural proficiency in education. We will also solve this by creating job opportunities in rural and inner city areas.
A quote from the text is when King states, “ 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” (line 10). King is describing how people should always have faith in order to make a change. Therefore, this evidence indicates how America is progressing to freedom and equality by working together no matter what and never losing hope to achieve a dream for everyone to have freedom. In Dr. Martin Luther king Jr.’s speech “ I Have a Dream” shows how people are joining together to have more freedom and equality.
All in all,acceptance of diversity is a significant component when it comes to the creation of the best possible image of the world. People should eliminate racist views and reject anything that pulls the trigger to difference. By doing so,both the 'victims ' and the 'victimizers ' become able to share a profound bond of solid co-existence. To conclude,Martin Luther King offers the opportunity to awareness and motivation by uncovering a really delicate universal issue.
Through the analysis of his speech, it is evident that Lincoln was aiming at preserving the union and this made a great contribution to American Civil War. His act of preserving the union was for the sole purpose of strengthening the country and bring it closer through his ideas that were open minded. Through his speech we can point out the cause of the civil war, the people responsible for it, the consequences of the war and also why his inauguration speech is considered important in early history of America. The actual event was propelled by the victory of the Union which was attained only after a lot of blood was shed and the results were the abolition of slavery.
Being Human Requires Being Humble Humans are all individuals, but in America, we all unite as one. All us individuals can come together and find common ground. In “Making the Future Better, Together” and “A Quilt of a County”, it is shown how individuals come together with real life experiences. Patel and Quindlen both show finding common ground by describing how our country is hopeful of change, and people that would never be thought to help each other did. Patel and Quindlen are hopeful of our country, and believe that we unite under causes where we are all hurt, no matter our differences.
In his speech he expresses that “the time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness”(8). Even though “the question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works -- whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified”(15). Obama explains “to the people of poor nations,[that] we pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed hungry minds”(25). He creates an emotional attachment to the audience to connect to their desired needs. This appeal gives the audience a sense of belonging and let them know that someone cares about their everyday needs and is willing to fix the living situations of the poor people.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. developed his argument through his speech. He has set an speech out to everyone, so everyone can be /or will be treated equally, fairly. Martin Luther King to contribute a great deal to the success of the civil rights movement. He wanted his idea to come true, so he did everything he could do for it to happen. As to him proving his point to make people believe or go with his idea.
The United States is known for being a respectful and prideful country in the world. In the Pledge of Allegiance, it truly marks what it means to be independent. On July 4th, every year we recognize the Declaration of Independence that was signed in the year of 1776 for the ability to be ourselves. However, in the book Anthem, by Ayn Rand, she recognizes the importance of equality, meaning that every person is forced to act the same way and no one is above or below another person. They use the motto “we are one in all and all in one.
As argued by Claudio Lomnitz in his article American Soup, we Americans are Anglo-Protestants, culturally speaking at least. The first thing that comes to many people's minds when they think of America is the national ethos of the U.S.: the American Dream. This dream is closely related Lomnitz point that one of the many features of an Anglo-Protestant is “the belief that humans have the ability and the duty to try and create a heaven on earth, a ‘city on a hill’” (Lomnitz, 2005, p.1). Whether you’re a descendant of an original settler of the New World or an immigrant fresh-off-the-boat, you’re closely related to the American Dream, and a true Anglo-Protestant. Whether you agree with that point or not, it’s easy to see that we as Americans have a strong history of religion.
“Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice. suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals” (Martin Luther King, Jr.). Based on the Constitution, equality has the possibility of being achieved because amendments can be placed in order to get closer to it. Also the Constitution has shown no discrimination to a certain group of people, and instead has tried to push the idea of equality to the next level. Although people, in the past, have been through many harsh events, the Constitution has always made a way to repair its mistakes.
The Civil Rights Act 1964 was first proposed by John F Kennedy. Though there was strong opposition from members of Congress, it was signed into law after Kennedy’s assassination by Lyndon B. Johnson. The Civil Rights Act banned employment and discrimination and public segregation on the basis of race, color, religion, or national origin. Upon signing the Civil Rights Act, Lyndon B Johnson spoke and made a speech. With this in mind, he begins by stating what the law meant.