Washington’s Farewell Analysis Vanessa Bates Liberty University Online (GOVT 200-S02) Instructor: Sarah Barber November 22, 2015 The President George Washington’s Farewell Address is a letter written behalf of the president at that time George Washington for the American people. The Farewell Address is one of the most important writings in American history but was written by Alexander Hamilton. The presidents Farewell Address is filled with insight and urges the American people what our country is all about unity, tranquility, peace, and to keep liberty alive. The American people was not ready for the President George Washington resignation, it came as a surprise for Americans because George Washington was needed
Specifically, 1776 the year we gained our independence from Great Britain. He reminds us where we came from and how we as people joined together in the past to defeat a common enemy. Abraham Lincoln reminds us that we came from a king that showed no mercy towards us Americans. President Lincoln takes time to show honor for all of those who fought in battle and got wounded or killed. “The Gettysburg Address” is specifically made up to this point in time in our nation’s gruesome history.
One instance that Butler believes should have been a major turning point was Barack Obama being elected President. Yes, President Obama made great strides toward equality but it was nothing impactful like the things he campaigned for. “Obama’s presidency brought about nothing approaching the racial reconciliation he had campaigned on” (Butler 28). I believe the society, more so African Americans believed that President Obama could undo the racial inequality that has been around for hundreds of years. It would take far longer than 8 years to totally transform what Butler refers to as the
Loyal, Self Made, Chivalrous, and Motivated. Aren’t these the characteristics of a great leader. These were all characteristics that Andrew Jackson had and would always have throughout his presidency. Andrew Jackson is more commonly known for the Trail of Tears, this leads people to believe he never did anything good for the United States when in reality he did many revolutionary things for the presidency and for the United States. Even before his presidency Andrew Jackson had helped the United States.
Abraham he was president, and in his time he abolished slavery. This was a huge step for the US. This is brought forward in the lyric, “Anybody seen my old friend Abraham, he freed a lot of people, but it seems the good they die young”. This is talking about him dying and the fact that all three people mentioned in the song were all good and wondering why they ‘can’t come back’. The lyric “Didn’t you love the things they stood for didn’t they try to find some good for you and me” .
Arguably, no other president has defended his stance so aggressively. Many would agree with Luke and Michael Paulsen when they say Lincoln is, "the model of a president committed to the faithful execution of the laws and of his constitutional duties" (8). This example demonstrates how a committed leader leaves a legacy not only for his country, but places worldwide. Our country is very lucky that Abraham Lincoln made an impact on human rights and promoted equality. For many reasons, Abraham Lincoln left his legacy by being active in improving human rights, and overcoming
King’s goal was to use nonviolent protests to create a better environment for everyone (Downing 56). He used his tactics as a leader to try to recreate the United States view of the discriminated(“Martin Luther King Jr.” Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History). Later, when King created the Southern Christian Leadership Conference or the SCLC. He used this opportunity to travel the country to teach his tactics and to meet with public faces to gain more support (History.com Staff). Martin Luther King Jr. became a guide to the civil revolution that would later take place.
First, World War 1 and 2 show how the president has to deal with other countries to make sure everyone in our country is safe. Also, if it weren’t for our presidents in the World Wars, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Next, the Cold War was a war for powers and our presidents helped us so much by giving us a lot of power in the west. People don’t realize how our presidents have evolved over the ages to become more known and more powerful to make sure that the United States of America is a happy place to live. Also, Iran and Afghanistan also known as ISIS, are miserable terrorists, and this falls under the president’s job to make sure that they don’t come into the United States.
Being the second president he was left with big shoes to fill from George Washington. Congress and citizens of the United States had extremely high expectations for him. He legacy in modern history remains controversial. Adams is remembered for his positive impacts on America by peacefully avoiding war with Britain and France, despite the pressure he faced all around him. Perhaps if Adams decided to go to war the history of the United States would have been very different.
This is due to how the story talks about how by walking off the path could cause more harm than good. A great example of this would be How the president had changed to Deutscher even though the real president was meant to be Keith. Also, addition to this the language used in this strong was strong. It gave a long-lasting impression. Lasting impression: Even though you make a mistake no one will fix it for