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Dwight D. Eisenhower's Farewell Speech

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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. These are a few who have shaped our country into what it is today. Dwight D. Eisenhower a five star general during World War one gave a speech that helped to shape America. This speech was called the Farwell Address. Eisenhower gave this speech in 1961 as his farewell to being president for eight years. As a general, Eisenhower had experienced many wars and the main goal of his speech was to strive for peace. In his speech the Farewell Address Eisenhower says this, “We reach the goal of peace with justice, be confident but humble with power, diligent in the pursuit of the nation’s great goal.” Dwight D. Eisenhower the 34th president of the United States had one goal in mind to make America great and that was to reach for the goal of peace. This one goal has had a profound impact allowing us to form peace treaties with our nations to prevent war and death. Ben Franklin…show more content…
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