Martin Luther King I Have A Dream Speech Analysis

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This quote, delivered on the 28th August 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. by Martin Luther King Jr. in his “I Have a Dream” speech, is possibly the most recognized quote of the whole twentieth century in the United States. King, through the paraphrasing of the Declaration of Independence, manages to evoke the truth on which the United States of America was founded. The notion that all men are created equal plays an enormous part in the evolution of the United States, especially from 1945 to 1968. This period of time has African Americans gain civil and political rights but also sees the United States develop severe intolerance towards them. During WWII, soldiers from the United States fought as a part of the Allied powers in a war of ideals, the Allied powers fighting for Democracy and the Axis powers fighting for Fascism. Even though over a million African Americans were fighting for the United States and their principles, they had to struggle with racism and segregation in the military. When the Allies won the war, the United States was called out in front of the world by the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People for their hypocrisy on matters of segregation and racism. African Americans then followed the likes of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, Rosa Parks and other African American activists into countless nationwide non-violent demonstrations, protests, equal right movements and, sometimes, violent riots.
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