Oziel Rios S. Nambiar English 1302. SP3 12 February 2018 Kennedy Inaugural Address Rhetorical Analysis On Friday, January of 1961, John Fitzgerald Kennedy delivered a speech to the citizens of the United States of America and the world. Kennedy made a speech that he knew would be remembered for many years to come even after his presidential term. In fact, Kennedy accomplished his goal and is still remembered today, as the best speech ever written and delivered. Kennedy presents his speech with strong Aristotelian appeals of ethos, pathos and the stylistic devices of alliteration and antithesis.
On January 20th, 1961 during President John F Kennedy inaugural address Kennedy persuades the audience that they should fight for equality and democracy around the world and inspired millions using antitheses, metaphors, and pathos. Kennedy's one most effective strategies used in the speech was the use of an antithesis’ to make his points seem like the obvious and best choice. An example of this would be when he says “... ask not what you country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country." This is very effective because it shows the audience the best path possible. In addition it gives people a sense of duty to serve their country.
Many countries have patriotic songs that are sung and known throughout the country. Today, sang at patriotic and sporting events, the “Star-Spangled Banner” is officially the United States of America’s national anthem. The original poem was written by Francis Scott Key in the 19th century, and “his words told of an exciting sea battle. They also celebrated a great military upset on land, one that filled all Americans with pride” (Sonneborn 20). Many factors helped influence and inspire the writing of the song.
In many historical war films, the directors attempt to represent the war as it was taken place in the real world. In the film, Flags of our Fathers, real events are represented throughout the entire film. The director of the film, Clint Eastwood, depicted three soldiers, John Doc Bradley, Rene Gagnon, and Ira Hayes, who were praised to be heroes from a photograph. Joe Rosenthal captured this most famous photograph in history during the Second World War, at the Battle of Iwo Jima. After having a look at this photo, the American citizens found it as a big accomplishment for the army, and the government took this as an advantage to send the flag raising survivors on war bond drive based on propaganda, knowing that the war needed lots of added
The Great Speech Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863 delivered one of the most iconic speeches in American History. His delivery infuses us with such raw power and emotions that poured out from the bottom of his heart will change the hearts and minds of Americans for ages to come. Abraham Lincoln did not just write one speech he made five different copies with different sentence structure and paragraph structure, to show how important the layout of the message and how it needed to be simple and to the point. Dissecting “The Gettysburg Address” we begin to understand Abraham Lincoln’s heart lies, he reminds everyone about our past and that we should honor those who fought for our freedom; he tells us “All men are created equal” only to show us what we need to work on as people in the present, he spreads hope for the future and encourages us to grow together
When the atrocities of world war two are brought up, many people think of the biggest travesties the war caused, like the holocaust and Pearl Harbor. They think of the Jews and Americans slaughtered with almost ungodly techniques, and the countries that committed these war crimes. But one such case never comes to the mind of the average Joe, Unit 731 and its founder, Shiro Ishii. Ishii was born into a rich family on June 25th, 1892 in the Kamo district, Chibe prefecture, and southeast of Tokyo (Byrd 15). Shiro joined the military as soon as possible due to his great love for Japan and the emperor (Ammentorp).
HISTORY ASSESSMENT TASK 1 - INVESTIGATING THE PAST CHOSEN INDIVIDUAL: Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton was an incredibly intelligent and significant individual in America’s, and the world’s, history. Hamilton was one of America’s Founding Fathers and also features on the American ten dollar note. Alexander Hamilton became a Lieutenant Colonel and George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Revolutionary War and helped lead America to victory. George Washington was impressed by Hamilton’s intelligence and courage, so he promoted him to be his assistant during the Revolutionary War which started on the 19th April 1775. Alexander Hamilton was not satisfied, and constantly asked if he could have a troop to command and lead, although Washington
Which basically means that Cabot did such good for England that people treated them with respect and honor. In addition, John Cabot is a hero because he, “he did find new lands that would become the foundation of Canadian and American society centuries later”. So, that means Cabot founded land that helped create a new place for people to build societies later on. As the website, “http://apecsec.org/6-fun-facts-about-john-cabot/” reads.” Lastly, even though they are many great reasons to consider him a hero, they are ways that show he was a villain. For example, he mistreated people who he met and traded with, also he was probably mean to his crew members because they decided to mutiny their captain (John
George Washington was a very influential person in American history, and was known for many, many great things. This paper will explore his childhood, his life before he was president, and his presidency. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia (“Biography of George Washington”). His mother’s name was Mary Ball Washington, and his father’s name was Augustine Washington. Washington was the first of ten children in his family, six from his mother, and four from Augustine’s first wife (George Washington’s Life”).
May 9th is a very significant nationwide holiday of the victory of the Soviet people over fascist Germany in the World War II, which is also known as the Great Patriotic War. Honoring the memory of soldiers who rescued the world from fascism, the Russians solemnly celebrate this holiday starting from 1945. Victory Day commemorates millions of people who lost their lives in one of the bloodiest wars in Russia’s history and honors the bravery of Russian soldiers, whose heroism saved the country from Nazi invaders. It is a sacred holiday for Russians who often say that there is not a single family in the country who did not lose someone in that war. There are both joyful and mournful moments in this holiday.
Over twelve million immigrants were processed through this base. Typically, the inspection process took nearly three to seven hours. For many travelers, this place was an “Island of Hope,” which marked the first step towards their path for new opportunities and experiences in the United States. For others, it became well known as the “Island of Tears,” because it was also a place where
Joe was awarded the Medal of Freedom for his leadership, war experiences, and his love for his tribe. Also, Crow dedicated his life to teach other how the white settlers affected Native America history by retelling their history to the young generation. Joe served in World War II, in which he completed three task to become a tribal War chief. Joe Medicine Crow has led the most extraordinary life, I believe that’s why he is the most deserving
As a Sergeant he explored new environments, encountered many great dangers and battles, and exchanged his life for the freedom of the United States. He fought south of paderborn Germany for 3 years, 7 months, and 22 days. He received the purple heart for his bravery in action. He received this award just a couple of week before
I believe he was motivated by competition with fellow officer, General John Coffee, and what happened to him as a child when he encountered the Indians for the first time. By defeating the Red Sticks, General Jackson gained their lands that Tennesseans had been wanting and since the beginning of the War of 1812. This land has always been appealing
The school name to be Abraham Lincoln High school. It should be this because he was one of the most influential men in history, because he freed the slaves, and won the Civil War. I think the mascot should be a Bald Eagle, because it is a symbol of American freedom and democracy. It is a symbol of hope and freedom to the whole world. I think names and mascots are important to the students because it is a unifying thing they can all rally behind at ballgames and when they interact with other schools.