Washington knew a strong Constitution had to be in place, which is why he was responsible for the Constitutional Convention. The effects of his inaugural address and presidency really mattered, given he was the first of our many presidents. George Washington proved he truly cared for the American people and the country. He took charge and changed what had to be done, because his speech altered the government and society as we know it today; our Constitution, our executive and judicial branches, and our Supreme Court. While he did emphasize the need for a Constitution, he was not the only one responsible for it’s making.
George Washington was indispensable in launching the U.S government. Although many opposed his political views at the time, Washington's leadership capabilities were unquestionable after his victory in the American Revolution. Our victory over Great Britain would have been doubtful if not for Washington and his judgement. Before becoming president, Washington led in drafting the Constitution, which is the foundation of America. When he became president, Washington believed in unity and a strong central power.
The Electoral College system assures balanced power between the states, puts the independent parties under control, grants balanced voting, and supports the major political parties. The Electoral College has proven itself to be very sufficient in determining the president and the vice president of the United States. Since this system has been successful since our Founding Fathers created it, there should be no reason as to why we should get rid of the Electoral
The advantage of having many past experiences and being an old man is a great way to get attention from others. A wise old man who is willing to take any judgement or risk for what is best for his country and the people. Benjamin Franklin , author of the “Speech in the Convention” (1787), persuade his audience with the rhetorical techniques, by comparing the delegates through allusions and humbling his own ethos in order to convince the congress to pass the constitution by its flaw. Benjamin Franklin effectively utilize allusions by comparing the delegates, so they could approve the constitution. Franklin states that the delegates is likely going to end up the same as “the builders of Babel” with the states of separation to “cutting one another’s throats” in order to make the members of the congress fear of the future (43).
In his address he knows that he is the first president and that the he has shared responsibility of the president and Congress to preserve and start tradition. Washington realizes that since he is president he is called to help preserve "the sacred fire of liberty.” Washington knows that he must help preserve the republican form of government so he can create new tradition. Washington really just wanted to create a mantel and tradition for other future presidents after him to follow and rely
Roosevelt and Wilson made the greatest impact on the rhetorical presidency because their effective use of oratory set a new rhetorical standard. The rhetorical presidency is now a necessary tool in the governance of the president and Americans no longer consider it inappropriate for the presidents to try and rouse public support with rhetorical
Thomas Jefferson's tone in his speech "Thomas Jefferson Inaugural Address is positive and optimistic. Thomas Jefferson delivers this Inaugural Address after he has won the presidency against Aaron Burr. Thomas Jefferson’s speech is intended for all American citizens and members of Congress. In his Inaugural Address, Thomas Jefferson began to speak about all the problems of the way the government operates. He believes that all the parties should come together to reach a common goal and believed that by changing the government, it will better the nations.
Have you ever asked yourself "how would the world be if there was no structure to allow people to vote for the person who is leading their country?". How about "Does my vote really count ?" or "does the opinion and choice of me, one person, really make a difference?". These questions aren't simply answered but should be seriously thought of by anybody who is a citizen of a country which has an established government and truly cares about the wellbeing and future of the country that they live in. I will be focused on the importance of voting for the president themselves is important. Individuals whom are over the age 18 and have a vailidated citisenship of the country they wish to vote on, have the opretunitiy to vote on several different ascepts of the government.
2. Theodore Roosevelt was considered to be the “First Modern President because he had a strong- firm personality, and showed aggressive actions towards others. Roosevelt believed that the President had the right to use all power unless they were denied to him. Also, that he has a responsibility to the people, and so challenged himself to avoid notions of limited government and individualism; the government he controlled should maintain as an agent who should give the people what they want. Roosevelt’s presidency opened up creativity of progressive movement, lending the prestige of the White House to welfare legislation, government regulation, and the conservation movement.
It is seen clearly in his word choice that Lincoln calls for a lasting and fair peace, but not only between the North and South. He also calls the American people to apply this concept of peace with other countries and in foreign policy. Throughout his Second Inaugural Address, President Abraham Lincoln employs a variety of rhetorical strategies to promote unity between Americans. As Lincoln once said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
It is very easy to take out country and or freedom for granted. For those of use that have always lived here and never seen anything different it is almost impossible to to fully realize how good we really have it. We were not given anything we have today however, it took an extreme amount of hard work and dedication by the leaders of our past. It is impossible to discuss how this country achieved what we have now today without talking about George Washington. Our first presidents, the man who really pulled our country together and helped lay the ground work that we still live by today.
George Washington’s Farewell address purpose was to publicize his decision not to seek out a third term as President. The Address started by proposing Washington's motives for deciding to leave office and expressed a little regret for not being able to step down after his first term. Washington said "choice and prudence invite me to quit the political scene, patriotism does not forbid it. ”(310) He was tired of the stress that public life put on him and was ready to return home.
In 1796, President George Washington delivered one of the most famous and the very first Presidential farewell address from Congress Hall in Philadelphia. In his farewell address, President Washington advised American citizens to view themselves as a cohesive unit and avoid political parties and issued a special warning to be wary of attachments and entanglements with other nations. (ourdocuments.gov) Washington feared that local factors might be the source of some differences that would destroy the nation. His defense of national unity lay not only in abstract ideals, but also in the pragmatic reality. (U.S.history.org)
Rhetoric is the art of public speaking so that it flows smoothly, lively and convincing. It expresses the expressive power expressed through the beauty of language, thereby attracting and persuading listeners. A talented leader needs to master the skills of public speaking, which sometimes helps the leader to cover up his or her other shortcomings. Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) - The 16th president of the United States is one of the most famous leaders in rhetoric.
Ronald Regan’s speech, “A Time for Choosing”, was delivered October 27, 1964. This speech was an endorsement for Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaign. This speech shows the dramatic political party shift that Reagan had, due to the presented circumstances. Before this speech, Regan was categorized as a democrat since infancy, but presented in his speech how he is now Republican.