This peaceful movement consisted of many famous marches, boycotts, and speeches. The most important element of this movement was the civil rights activists. These people were articulate, strong willed, and empowering leaders that inspired Americans both at the time all the way through today. One man in particular, Malcolm X managed to stand apart from such an impressive crowd. His brilliant public speaking skills lifted people all around the USA to action.
“Like our soldiers and sailors in all parts of the world they are meeting freedom's challenge on the firing line, and I salute them for their honor and their courage.” John F. Kennedy appeals to the audience by establishing himself as a respectable man, producing credibility. He demonstrates appreciation to “our soldiers and sailors” for protecting our freedoms and establishes a common ground that Kennedy and his audience are the Americans.
To be a good leader, one of the needed characteristics is to be a great communicator for the people. After and even during his two terms of the president, they gave Ronald Reagan the nickname, “The Great Communicator.” Reagan not only gave some of the most quotable speeches of any president, but he also pulled countries and the entire world closer together. A short sentence that best describes his actions would be, “(Reagan) had a way with people – especially in the political arena he had a great ability to pull people together, bring them to the side of peace and freedom and inspire them to encourage others to do the same. Reagan’s contagious enthusiasm and optimism for democracy was spreading, and he was recruiting allies in the cause of freedom everywhere he traveled or spoke” (Other Important Presidential
Reagan intrigues his audience to continue listening by declaring how “daring and brave” those heroes were. The president continues to praise them and say “they wished to serve, and they did. They served all of us.” Sharing this line with the audience creates a nice transition from mourning over the loss, to the bright side of things of which is the cause they died
Teddy Roosevelt was one of the most progressive presidents in the United States. Since Teddy Roosevelt was highly respected, many believed in him and his words. In almost all his speeches, he would use the words, “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far” which meant that the threat of violence is necessary in order to defend oneself. This quote is used in Angry Staff Officer's article "How 'Big Stick Policy' Still Influences US Foreign Relations Today" to show how violence has been used in the past years in order to have very progressive history.Also, this quote was so used and well respected that an author named William Melvin Kelley used this quote in order to show his theme on his short story “Enemy Territory.” It is a common
His “I Had a Dream” speech was known as the most influential speech that has tremendously impacted the United States forever by its powerful rhetorics and the emotional connection to the audience. “In expressing [his own emotions] with such powerful eloquence, in connecting strongly with the emotions of his listeners, and in convincing them to empathize with others, Dr. King demonstrated emotional intelligence decades before the concept had a name”(“Dr. Martin”). He demanded to end racism throughout the entire United States. King utilized repetition, metaphors, diction and rhetorical devices, that provokes ethos and pathos, throughout his speech in order to connect with his audience as well as to motivate them to stand up and fight for their freedom they well-deserve.
He overcame his rough childhood and became one of the most powerful leaders of all time. Without this man, the colonies would never be as successful as the were. He created the basis of our federal government and became our first President. Therefore, George Washington deserves to be in the Revolutionary Hall of Fame for his determination to fight, giving our military more strength, and the many great decisions he made in office. First, Washington has been determined his whole life.
President Lyndon B. Johnson once said, “The Great Society rests on abundance and liberty for all,” in his speech that changed American’s views on society and the outcomes that can occur (“Great Society”).With the death of President Kennedy in November of 1963, it was Johnson’s duty to follow the path of Kennedy’s vision of making America and its future great for everyone. President Johnson named his vision and passion for the future of America that he strived to lead the Great Society(“Great Society”). Johnson’s speech on May 22, 1964 was played out for America and its people to educate the importance to supply our society with wealth, wisdom, and experience to successfully build a country where the struggled labor becomes a value for the
A living legend, nothing more, nothing less. He achieved the greatest high of his career and took everyone by storm. He 's one of the most important people who has ever lived.” Claimed “The uncanny influence of Stephen King” written by Nevala -Lee May 20, 2011. King has put forth a lot his time and effort to help inspire the arts and literature community to use their imagination and take risks and then, they might just create something that will inspire
There is mixed feelings about Martin Luther King. Majority of people thought of him as an impactful and powerful person who put change to how we go about our daily lives. Robert’s goal in creating the speech was to make an emotional appeal and create something that would be remembered for years to
The Gettysburg Address was one the most outstanding speech that Lincoln wrote. His style was one of a kind. Additionally you can hear the tone and his feelings in all of his speeches, but this one really make me want to read it several times. The area of the speech that stands out to me is “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us” it’s as if he is saying that we need to continue the work that these great men devoted their lives to, and to never forget. He is able to combine the words dedicate, which he used several times throughout the speech, and devotion to allow his readers to know how he felt in his heart about why these men loss their lives.
John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States over fifty years ago, but this came after he gave one of the greatest speeches of its time on September 26th 1960. The debate between these two men was the first presidential debate to be nationally televised in American History. The content of this debate not only decided who would be elected but it assisted with fostering a new age in which public image and ones exposure in the media became key elements to having a successful campaign for presidency and any other office in the nation. A positive public image, and the newfound exposure to the media became essential if a candidate was elected to be president, Kennedy’s charisma and on-camera personality were keys to