The Persuasive Patrick Henry And The Colonists Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” speech is one of the most remembered speeches in US history. The colonists followed Patrick Henry because of his motive and drive to do what was right for his country and persuaded them pretty good using Logos, Ethos and Pathos. Patrick Henry persuaded the colonists using Ethos and Logos the most by using Logic and Ethics to get the colonists on his side. Henry’s leadership not only persuaded the colonists but also helped them see something to fight for and risk their lives to make this country free and independent. From the start, it was important to get as many colonists on his side and recruit more and more.
While Lincoln was able to very successful leading with the head, it is important to know that he did an even better job leading with his heart. It takes an extremely intelligent person to be able to lead with both the head and the heart, leading with the heart entails, mainly emotional intelligence. Being able to be emotionally intelligent gave Lincoln the upper hand when it came to leading an entire country. When announcing the Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln simply told his cabinet what his plans was and let them know he did not need them to debate any further, however he then told them to give him their best ideas and he will use them to make his Proclamation even stronger. “From the very first day he tried to gain the respect of those who knew him and during his presidency, citizens could go visit him in his office” (SOURCE).
Benjamin Franklin is an important figure in the molding of an American business character. From reflecting off many of Jesus’ messages to benefiting the society all the way to displaying astounding entrepreneur character traits, Franklin left a well-respected legacy. He demonstrated that even an unestablished, doubted boy can have everything they’ve either dreamt of. Franklin’s view on leading was the benefit of serving others more than himself, he was servant leader.
The first page explains that the future generations might take interest in his life in account of having emerged from the state of “affluence and same degree of reputation in the world” (Perkins). Franklin the printer and self-made man became a figure of American History. He was also unique in the way that he followed 13 virtues that are listed in his autobiography as: (Temperance, silence, order, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, claimless, tranquility, chasisity, and Humidity).
Why Millennials Will Save Us All.” Throughout his article, Stein defends millennials and their new way of life against some of the older closedminded generations. Stein does not only give his opinions about the matter, but also presents his case using rhetorical appeals of ethos, logos, and pathos. Joel Stein keeps his reasonings unbiased because he is very aware of what the older generations think and also understands why millennials live the lifestyles they do. Overall, Stein is successful in argument that millennials can be the best new generation of all
He authored a four-book biography of Columbus and portrayed him as a brave American hero. “Columbus was a man of great and inventive genius. His ambition was lofty and noble, inspiring him with high thoughts and an anxiety to distinguish himself by great achievements. His conduct was characterized by the grandeur of his views and the magnanimity [nobility] of his spirit.” Instead of writing, that Columbus was devastating to the newly found nation and that he sought to take over, cultivate and civilize the Natives.
For example, Martin Luther King Jr. who was a civil rights activist during the 1960’s showed immense bravery in everyday life, and in situations that could possibly danger him. Dr. King also fought intensively for what he believed was morally correct, and made crucial sacrifices for the benefit of others. The actions and behaviors Martin Luther King Jr. displayed being a civil rights activists and a hero helped him become the influential individual the majority of the public in the U.S adored during the 1960’s. Such traits are a prime example of what constitutes a modern-day “hero”; bravery, determination, and sacrifice. Martin Luther King Jr. showed bravery in his actions when he and other civil rights activists called for an end to segregation and laws establishing racial equality.
There were a lot of American men who had perfect influence on people’s mind of American society. Jonathan Edward and Benjamin Franklin were two of those writers, who were the most important and intellectual men, who left behind many admirable works for the future society. In spite of them being so intelligent, they have some different and similar views in terms of morality, personal responsibility, human nature, and limits of human knowledge and inform people how to live a better life. In addition, they were different in terms of religious inclinations. Benjamin Franklin and Jonathan Edward were both philosopher and had similar views in terms of informing people the right way to live in order to be successful and get salvation by reforming their mind in their life.
A hero is a person who is caring, brave, and determined. Heros poses all these qualities, and are role models because of their outstanding achievements. Their actions influence people around them to adopt these noble qualities. Selfless and courageous heroes are people who are dedicated their lives to make ours better, and an incredible hero was Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. He was famous for starting the civil rights movement, in which he gave his “I have a dream” speech.
“The Speech at the Constitutional Convention” , given by Benjamin Franklin, was a moving point for our freedom. Franklin was a well respected man for doing many things for our country; such as serving as the president of Pennsylvania executive council and many other honorable positions (Franklin, Benjamin). Allowing him to elaborate was a key component of helping define the term American dream. Franklin being well respected and very charismatic allowed him to effectively broadcast why he believed that the constitution should be ratified. The constitution was an important symbol for demonstrating that the colonists were qualified for self rule.
Though this, we can understand his perspective and will to achieve greatness. We will truly be able to understand what factors contribute to the goals and attributions of this great man. Understanding Abraham Lincoln’s child life would help us
The American dream is achievable because as long as you work hard and get an education, opportunities will be available to succeed. The availability and opportunity to succeed is primarily determined by each individual’s dedication to obtain that success. I have read accounts of people who went from “rags to riches”. These accounts will be shared with the reader in order to further support James Truslow Adams’ definition of the American Dream. Do Won Chang the founder of Forever 21 didn 't always have it so easy.
Lewis felt that if people stayed consistent and peaceful everyone would come out successful. He believed that fighting would solve nothing. John Lewis was a good leader because he wanted everything to be solved peacefully and none of his followers in harms
When I think about energy and persistence I think about the leaders of our country past and present. These leaders had to have energy to be persistent and fight for what needed fought for. Benjamin Franklin was one of our Founding Fathers and he achieved many things in his life. In order to achieve these things he had to use his energy and persistence. The quote, “Energy and persistence conquer all things,” applied then, applies now, and will always apply.
Ben Franklin, a founding father of one of the most prideful nations, is well known to the eyes of many. People probably think that this person is intelligent, perfect, but Ben Franklin wasn’t like, or close to this on his own. He used a set of virtues to guide his life. Thus, setting the standard for anyone who wants to reach moral perfection. Even though Ben Franklin’s attempt at reaching moral perfection by the use of his thirteen virtues was unsuccessful, it does not mean that I am unable to use resolution to achieve my American Dream.