On January 20,1961, President John F. Kennedy was sworn into office and delivered one of the most famous and remembered inaugural addresses (speech) on U.S. history. He was calling upon Americans citizens to act in support of their government and citizens from all nations all over the world to join together in peace to benefit all of mankind. Kennedy motivated Americans to defend freedom and democracy and introduced a new era of change with his tactics for presidency. In JFK’s Inaugural speech, he builds up his fellow Americans pride and calls the nation to support their country in many ways. He approaches these goals subtly though, and uses of string of rhetoric to increase the odds of a positive public reaction. President Kennedy helped many people. He was one of the most grateful and helpful person. The things he did to help America was something that most presidents didn’t or won’t do. Today, American citizens can work together and help out other people who need help. People should stop all crimes that are going on in the everyday life. Stop watching others get hurt and be a hero and save them from all the crime …show more content…
According to a March 2013 report from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics, from 1995 to 2010, the estimated annual rate of female rape or sexual assault declined 58%, from 5.0 victimizations per 1,000 females age 12 or older to 2.1 per 1,000. Are we not doing anything about it? There are kids getting raped, and it seems like the people in the U.S aren’t doing anything to help them. Does the people not care? Everyday there are over 22 kids and women getting raped. Why not be a hero and stop watching people getting raped. What if that was one of your family members? Would you want us to help them or watch them? You probably want us to help them, so why are we just watching others, stop watching or ignoring people get raped, be the bigger person and help
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President John F. Kennedy 55 years ago, during his inaugural address, called for Americans to serve their country with the powerful quote: “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” Since then, a million Americans have signed up for service through AmeriCorps. I can testify that data because I’m one in a million that is currently serving as an AmeriCorps member at City Year Washington D.C. The reason why I’m serving currently as a core member at City Year is because I believe that in order to change the world, you have to start from home.
How can the United States create a safe environment for women to report rape without them being afraid to do so and make sure that at least 75 percent of guilty offenders serve time in jail? To do so, a promotion of reporting rapes should start and a website should be created where women can anonymously report rape providing details, if any, about the attacker. This website could work in cohesion with the government or the police departments around the country to identify and convict those who are at fault. On the website Ebsco, one article by a woman named Cheri Dinovo
John F Kennedy was a level headed, determined and well accomplished person. During his short-lived presidency, he had to take on challenges like no other and did it with sophistication and grace. From conflicts involving other countries, like Vietnam, to the Civil Rights Movement that directly affected our own country, Kennedy continued to take each problem day by day until there was an overall improvement or resolution. It would be safe to say that he is one of the more progressive presidents our country has ever seen. David Burner’s John F. Kennedy and a New Generation was written with the sole purpose of giving an insight into Kennedys upbringing and presidency in an entirely unbiased approach.
“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country.” John F. Kennedy said this famous quote in his inauguration speech on January 20, 1961. In his speech and during his campaign he ensured the country that he would do great things. His youthfulness brought hope to the country for a new age. It created confidence in his leadership and direction for our country.
For my speaker and speech analysis assignment, I chose JFK’s inaugural address speech. I chose this speech because I think he has an interesting story and with this speech, he inspired a great amount of optimism and patriotism in America. It is often considered one of our country’s most important speeches. In my analysis, I will be focusing on JFKs background, and many aspects of his speech including his delivery, organizational, persuasive and rhetorical techniques.
Compare how the speakers (JFK and Tim Collins) shape their language to create a sense of voice The inaugural speech, presented by John F. Kennedy, and the ‘Eve of battle’ speech, presented by Tim Collins, can both be analysed for the similarities and also differences, comparing how the speakers shape their language specifically to create a sense of voice. The instantly recognisable difference between the two texts is the genre. The speech by John F. Kennedy (JFK) is his inaugural address.
The United States witnessed significant changes in the role of the federal government through the transformation of domestic affairs. From the start of the Great Depression to the first Inaugural Address. Both women and middle-class Americans struggled deeply in the search for jobs and to provide for their families. President Franklin D. Roosevelt also wrote the First Inaugural Address to help provide relief and the United States ensured to play a significant role in the opposition to communist ideologies.
In his speech Kennedy uses different rhetorical devices to unify the citizens of both the United States and the world. Kennedy was giving this speech after winning by a very small margin of votes so he was trying to unite the people of the United States and show he was the correct choice for the president. This speech was given during the Cold War so he was trying to connect the people around the whole world and establish peace. Kennedy was able to unify the people and try to establish peace while at the same time making himself seem like a very competent leader. In his speech Kennedy tries to build his credibility as a personable leader by creating ethos.
Many inhumane acts are occurring every day whether you know it or not, but those that do know has the choice to be a bystander or to help them and speak out. Their decision and actions plays a big role in these situations. Many often chooses to stay silent, but that may be the most dangerous thing to do. Even though there are some cons to speaking out, it could save a person’s life and prevent it from happening again. One may think that it’s not their responsibility to help the victim, but that is not exactly true.
John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was elected on November 8, 1960. On January 20, 1961, Kennedy delivered a reassuring speech to display how he will run the country. The question of what direction the country was going to go in after his election worried many citizens. The speech is not only targeted towards American citizens; it is a message that JFK desires to be spread beyond the United States and throughout other countries. He wishes for every nation, including America, to acknowledge that the United States will give assistance to any country in need of help.
However, even though they are usually not the ones at fault, nothing is ever said about the event. In a report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, it was found that 75 to 77 percent of sexual assaults, attempted rapes, and completed rapes were never reported (“Sexual Assault and Rapes”). Furthermore, the blame of the whole event was never put on the person responsible. Instead, the victim was blamed for not denying the advances, or for not making themselves clearer in their intents(“Sexual Assault and Rapes”). This huge chip to carry often leaves the victims feeling isolated, scared, full of shame, depressed, and with a low self-esteem(“Sexual Assault and Rapes”).
John F. Kennedy uses literary devices to capture the attention of the audience, sets himself equal to his audience getting their attention and support, and uses the christian religion to strike the emotions and gain the support of his audience. Kennedy uses many literary devices to catch the attention of his audience. One of these devices is repetition. One example of repetition that Kennedy uses is, “Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.
There needs to be more of an understanding from the communities, friends, and family, of the effects of sexual violence. The victims need understanding and not ridicule. Rejection can lead to many other problems. Some of the community believes the women now have a sickness which is a fear that lingers inside the victim. Many husbands do not want to be intimate or even touch their wives after a rape occurs.
Top 100 Rhetorical Speeches: John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address In 1945, World War Two ended with the unconditional surrender of the Japanese Empire. In 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed by ten European nations, the United States of America, and Canada in order to organize a united front against the Soviet threat. In 1955, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Albania, Bulgaria, and the Soviet Union signed the Warsaw Pact as a communist counter to the capitalist NATO. In 1961, in the midst of a heated cold war, John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK) stood in front of the nation and delivered his inaugural address as the 35th president of the United States of America (USA).
On April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy was in Indianapolis for a campaign stop, when he received news that Martin Luther King was killed, causing Kennedy to write and deliver a speech regarding the assassination. This speech was succinct but not only was it about the assassination, it was also to tell the people there is still wisdom and hope in this time of turmoil. To reach this purpose, he first builds up his ethos, uses pathos to add mood and hope, and unifies the people. The combination of these elements makes it a very powerful and memorable speech. Robert F. Kennedy builds his credibility by relating his personal experience and knowledge of what the audience is feeling to the current events.