On June 12, 1987, two years before the destruction of the Berlin Wall, Ronald Reagan gave his speech Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate better known as Tear Down This Wall. As he spoke to the people of West Berlin, he also addressed the people of Northern America and even Eastern Europe through broadcasts across the world. Through masterfully crafted words and anecdotes describing the separation and rebuilding of both sides of Berlin, Regan leads the audience through an emotional journey finally bringing them to view the Berlin Wall as a symbol of captivity. Furthermore, he provides logical evidence to convince his audience that the wall should be demolished. In fact, Reagan uses powerful wording and facts to inspire the world to reconcile Eastern
“I proclaim the Games of Berlin, celebrating the eleventh Olympiad of the modern era, to be open." declared the Chancellor of Germany, Adolf Hitler, as he stood in front of many fans and athletes of diversity, with many of them being of the “superior race” the Aryan race. It was 1936 and the Berlin Games had officially begun. From the national flags to the eccentric athletes, everything was Olympic certified, along with the Nazi induced hate and discrimination that took action throughout the Games. The USA should’ve boycotted the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
In the speech. He uses ethos to address the people that were opposed of the destruction of the Berlin wall. Gorbachev and Khrushchev were such leaders and people that did oppose of this. "In The 1950's, Khrushchev predicted: ‘We will bury you.’ But in the West today, we see a free world that has achieved a level of prosperity and well-being unprecedented in all human history. In the Communist world, we see failure, technological backwardness, declining standards of health, even want of the most basic kind-too little food.’ President reagan connected with communist people letting them know that their world is struggling.
Both became involved in campaigns against the discrimination of minorities and promoted constitutional rights (8, 9). In August of 1846, Douglass gave the most controversial speech of his career at the World Temperance Convention held in London (1, 65). Within this oration, he attacked the American temperance movement because it failed to criticize slave owners who used alcohol to pacify their workers and because temperance activists were hostile to free blacks (1, 65). Douglass was tremendously satisfied with the outcome of his trip to England and was soon ready to go home. Even though he was ready return to America, recapture still remained a possibility for him if and when he came back.
At a time when the Cold War was a threat, the Soviet Union decided to do something that would make this tension greater. They decided to siege West Berlin, blocking off everyone inside from essential resources. The Allied Nations decided to take a stand against the Soviet Union and created what is known as the Berlin Airlift. With the people inside West Berlin starving and being dehydrated, the Berlin Airlift was successfully able to give food and other necessary supplies to the people inside. World War II had just ended and Germany had lost the fight.
Elie Wiesel is a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust and a Nobel Prize winner. Elie Wiesel delivered once again one of his famous speeches the “The Perils of Indifference”, which was hosted by the White House and accompanied by the President of the United States Barrack Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton and other fellow government officials. When Elie Wiesel was giving out his speech, Elie Wiesel was warning the American people or the millenniums of the dangers of indifference, using his own personal experience to influence the millenniums and American people. Elie Wiesel “The Perils of Indifference,” also, is one of the influential speeches because he uses his own personal experience. For instance, Elie Wiesel states “Rooted in our tradition, some of us felt that to be abandoned by humanity then was not the ultimate.
For his bravery, he was awarded two Iron Crosses. While Hitler was recovering from his injuries after the war, communism was starting to become popular, which he hated. Some Jews were leaders of the communist groups, which encouraged his disgust for Jews and Communists. After the war, Hitler was asked to join a military intelligence unit, where he kept tabs on the German Worker’s Party. Hitler built up the party, changing
With great courage yet peacefulness, Ronald Reagan stated, “Tear down this wall!” By wall, he meant the Berlin Wall that divided East and East Germany. The Cold War was ending. Reagan achieved many things while in office. We will look at how the Reagan administration influenced the Cold War and when the Cold War ended. Ronald Reagan was an Illinois born native.
The main point of the Declaration of War Speech was that German submarines were around and in American territory. This was considered war against all nations and to mankind because of the imposing nature of the act by the Germans. At the time, President Wilson’s reason for declaring war was to make the world a safer place for Americans and because of the need to make
The famous speech, Normalcy, Never Again, by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963, is a speech that lighted up the United States of America during the hardship of racism against African-Americans. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. revealed the racist problems at that specific moment in time and motivated the members of the audience to feel sympathy while conveying hope to the depressed citizens of America that were the African-Americans. By the persuasive use of rhetorical devices to ensure that every man, regardless of race, is equal, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. emphasized solidarity to unify the American people in the hopes of ending racial inequality through his inspirational message. Dr. King used the concept of parallelism in his speech to repeat certain words to point out the issue towards the people of America. Dr. King utilizes parallelism to let the audience understand and comprehend what the issue at hand is.
World War I ended in 1918 with the victorious Allied powers, and the peace-promising Treaty of Versailles. However, this treaty 's peace did not last long as its unrealistic demands caused strong resentment within the Central powers against the Allied powers. Territorial losses, reparation payments, and inflation all left Europe in economic ruins. The damage and destruction that resulted from World War I paved a clear path that allowed for World War II to occur. It began in 1933 when Adolf Hitler gained power and, with the help of the Nazi Party, turned Germany in a totalitarian dictatorship.
When confronted with different avenues to take at a time of war for the safety of your nation having all opinions to consider is extremely important factor. The petition that was presented to President Roosevelt was successful and unsuccessful at the same time. In, the petition to the President the author used ethos to try to sway Roosevelt in making his mind up. Ethos are described as when an author tries to convey his point in the piece by trying to gain the readers understanding of credibility. “We, the undersigned scientists, have been working in the field of atomic power for a number
Some of our greatest minds designed this weapon, despite its terribly destructive nature. The President as given the tool to win the war, so he decided to use it. The decision to drop the bomb is a testament to the strength and ingenuity of the United States. The USSR is an ever growing threat to world peace. After the war, they may simply replace Nazi Germany as the new tyrannical power in the world.
Rabe focuses on how Kennedy dealt with the Berlin Wall, Cuba, Russia, and the Vietnam War. Rabe starts off by praising the success of Kennedy, “He faced down communist aggression in Berlin and Cuba. He made the world a safer place, negotiating a nuclear-test-ban treat with the Soviet Union. He championed nationalism… and he reached out to the world’s poor and needy with problems like the Alliance for Progress, the Peace Corps, and Food
Some argue that it was the single most offensive act that the United States has ever committed, but it was necessary at the time. The bomb is used to paint the United States as evil villains. Looking at Japanese treatment of our soldiers at the march if Baatan, and the nations total commitment to victory, we can see why the decision was made. Atomic bomb aside, I do not see the United States abandoning its principle of humanitarianism during the War. After the war, the United States did everything in its power to rebuild both Japan and Germany.