In 1963 Martin Luther King called for an end to racism, in which he spoke the words "I have a dream". These four words would come to be one of the most famous phrases in America 's history. Martin Luther King, gave the speech to an audience of more than two hundred and fifty thousand supporters of civil rights and the speech was heard throughout the world. He gave this speech during the March to Washington for jobs and freedom, in which he shared his dreams of equality and freedom, which he believed could rise from the hate and slavery in America. Even if slavery had been gone for more then 100 years, African-Americans were still being treated unfair and were not completely free.
On March 25, 1965, Martin Luther King Jr. stood up and made a speech regarding the Selma to Montgomery March, also. He discussed the importance of what had just taken place and declared the goals of why it had happened. They marched for five days through opposing police officers. Some were injured, and some lost their lives to the cause. He was such an inspiration during this speech to his followers.
Antonios Galy IB History of the Americas Mrs. Coubern 1/13/18 Word count: 804 King Pilgrimage to the Mountaintop When King was assassinated in 1968, the nation shook with the impact. Riots broke out in over one hundred American cities, some on the other hand fallowed in his footsteps to create civil rights for colored men and women. For many born after his death, he is known best for the "I Have a Dream" speech, which reflects this spirit, and which he delivered in 1963 at the height of his fame. The federal holiday commemorates this King, who articulated the progressive, human hope of the early 1960s. When martin Luther king was giving his “I Have a Dream” speech hundreds of thousands of Americans crowded before the Lincoln memorial as part of the march on Washington for jobs and freedom.
However, both “Letter From Birmingham Jail” and “I Have a Dream’ both contain examples of logos and pathos. When responding to criticisms or try to make a point that helps your cause, the best idea is to use logical responses to prove your point or logos. Martin Luther King uses logos in both “I Have a Dream” and “Letter From Birmingham Jail”. In “I Have a Dream” Dr. King is giving a speech to almost 250,000 to supports of his movement.
Referring to such a defining moment in history were just one of the reasons why President Lincoln’s speech was so successful. The Gettysburg Address, one of the shortest, most quoted, and successful speeches in U.S. history was all due to the way President Lincoln was able to use ethos, logos, and pathos while presenting his speech to the audience at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Firstly, of the three modes of persuasion President Lincoln used his first was ethos. Ethos, are used to convince the audience with the author’s reliability or ethics. President Lincoln being well known as “Honest Abe” to countless individuals and being the President of the United States surely give him the credibility of having ethos in his speech.
Dr. Martin Luther King was a prestige figure during his time in 1950-960’s. Know for his fight for social equality for all people. He dealt a great effect towards how we all live our lives today. Throughout his time he was worldly know for speeches such as “I have a dream” and many others. One in particular being “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” Which was in fact Dr. King’s final speech ever given.
“I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” (Martin Luther King) This was the penning statement of the speech learnt or well known by anyone studying or interested in literature or history. “I Have Dream” without a doubt is rightfully one of the bet delivered over time. While his opening statement spoke of making a historical day out of the demonstration, Martin Luther King was unaware that his delivery would be equally if not more historical than the event itself in the literature arena and even more, the field of rhetoric. Hundreds of students, experts, professionals and admirers in the rhetoric world have reviewed, examined, critiqued and or praised King’s delivery. Without a doubt, the message in the speech coupled with the style of delivery is one to be appreciated if not rewarded.
Mahatma Ghandi and Martin Luther King dedicated their lives and aimed to help fight injustice. Mahatma Ghandi, whose first name stood for “Great Soul”, was born in North West India on the 2nd of October 1809. On the other hand, Martin Luther King was born in Atlanta, Georgia in January 15, 1929. He was a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist. Both Mahatma Ghandi and Martin Luther King were positively influential heroes, but in my point of view, I believe Mahatma Ghandi was a great man because he
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