Informative Speech: Helen Keller's Impact On The World

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General Purpose: To Inform
Specific Purpose: To inform the audience on who is Helen Keller and how she made a major impact on the world.
Introduction
I. How many of the people in the class have heard of Helen Keller or heard any stories about her life?
II. As of today, Helen Keller is remembered for being a political and social activist who use her talents to speak against women’s suffrage, U. S’s involvement in World War and most importantly help the American Foundation for the Blind.
III. Helen Keller was a woman who worried endlessly to achieve everything she has accomplished.
Body
I. Helen Keller’s Early Years
A. Ms. Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. When she was born she was an average healthy baby until she reached 19 months where she grew extremely ill from
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Helen began learning about many different subjects such as; French, English Literature, Arithmetic, and Geography.

D. Author and Social Activist
1. After graduating cum laude in 1904, Helen realized her passion for writing. Although Keller was tangled in an involuntary plagiarism issue in the midst of her career as an author, she moved on to create six individual personal narratives.
2. The Story of My Life ended up being a mind-blowing classic and Keller was just only 23 years of age at the time.
3. Eventually, Keller used her time to travel the world for the American Foundation for the Blind to raise awareness and funds for those who are needy, blind and deaf.

I. Conclusion
1. Helen Keller was a very strong minded social activist. Considering the fact that she was born without the ability to hear or see but remained passionate and working towards achieving greatness.
2. She was awarded many honorary doctoral degrees from Harvard and Temple University in the US among any others she received in other Countries. Helen also was named inspiration for the documentary about her life, where she was gifted an Academy
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