Joseph Warren's Oration Speech Analysis

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Document 6-2 This document acknowledges oration by Joseph Warren on the Second Anniversary of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1772 in which he questions the British government policies and democracy in the province. He slams their legislation of the late acts for taxing America. He detests the fatal massacre of 1770 that painted the vivid images and sound of mutilated bodies in the mind of Bostonians. Further, he adds to the fear and imagination to live in with their children being forced into violent soldiery, disrespecting virgins by exposing them to unbridled passion, which he labels worse than brutal violence. In his oration, he also revealed how the channel of commerce from the colonies is prospering the city of Britain. He doesn’t fancy…show more content…
This oration by Warren is a mere reflection of British government exploitation of the people in the colonies. It couldn’t have been put in a better way than Warren did. I’m quite fascinated reading this piece in which he pointed out different, irrespective aspects of enacting laws and policies. In the beginning of his speech, Warren raised the question of democracy in the province which is not. They were neither the people of the province nor elected by the people. The point on taxes identified by Warren is outstanding. From the people in the colonies point of view, it is not legitimate for them to pay taxes that flows to three thousand miles off, which was never been allocated to act for them. I find the Boston Massacre, agonizing event, as the callous act of Hutchinson’s feeble government. Had he been the better governor, massacre would have never been happened. His incompetent decisions had people seen Boston painted with blood of innocent bodies. In the meantime, I find the massacre turning point for the people in the colonies to raise their voices against the biased British government and the oration by Warren made sense to every people filled everyone’s heart with fire of patriotism. Not very long after the horrific event in Boston, America seek independence from British
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