His hard work and dedication eventually paid off and he became one of the most astonishing presidents America has had. By reading this story, those of a younger audience are influenced by the actions of Richard. If others were to learn about Richard Nixon, they would understand that persistence played an important role in his life. From when he was a child to the accusation of the Watergate Scandal, Nixon always worked to his limit to become the best version of himself and to achieve the position he was in. Nevertheless, due to the Watergate Scandal, many lost trust in Nixon but he continued to portray himself as innocent.
This speech presented by Barack Obama kick-started his political career, putting him on the map worldwide. We must remember, Obama didn’t start with the name recognition others had, such as Reagan and Trump, Obama had to get the recognition from giving fantastic speeches like this. This speech fits all 10 characteristics of great speeches easily which showed how talented he was as a speaker. This is arguably his best speech which is why we are going to discuss this one in particular. For delivery, Obama was loud, but not too loud to the point where it was distracting, and not too quiet to the point when you couldn’t hear.
Abraham Lincoln - Why was he an effective leader? Introduction Abraham Lincoln is one of the most famous names in the history of this planet. He is the greatest President of the United States of America. His leadership skills on the political front as well as the military front as the Commander-in-Chief of the Union’s army were remarkable. Yet, his past and only active military experience brands him as little more than a comedian.
Many would put Richard Nixon in the top five on a list of America’s worst presidents. Those who share in this opinion focus only on the negative aspects of Nixon’s presidency and fail to see all of the things he succeeded in doing. Nixon’s presidency encompassed great achievements especially in the category of foreign policy. Throughout his presidency, Nixon shaped United States’ foreign policy and had many events to show for it. For example, Nixon gained popularity for being the president who finally ended the war in Vietnam.
Democracy in America is one of the most important books on American political life. During his nine-month stay in the United States in 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville was able to capture the essence of freedom and equality in American life. In doing so he saw that democracy was taking over the world and saw the true meaning of democracy in America with its ‘equality of conditions’. He often repeats that the advancement of democracy and equality is inevitable and that nothing can be done to stop it. While this unstoppable force of equality has helped American society, its presence also presents many dangers.
He was one of the few who paved the way for a great political revolution in his nation and increased the outreach of ‘The Conservative’ party’s visions and objectives. Though he initially struggled to find his place in the ‘House of Commons’, Benjamin took the political circles of his nation by storm after he arrived. After a period of thirty seven years since his arrival, he led his party to a thumping victory, and eventually went on to become the Prime Minister of Britain. Benjamin also has the reputation of being the only Jewish man in the history of Britain to have held the post of the Prime Minister. His leadership abilities got the attention of Queen Victoria, who named Benjamin the ‘Earl of Beaconsfield’, one of the highest political honours awarded to an individual.
Jared Nigro Professor Rodrigue HIS 101 March 2, 2018 American Freedom Many people would do anything to achieve their freedom and those involved in the History of American Freedom are no exception to that statement. From the period of the American Revolution to the end of the nineteenth century, American citizens fought and struggled to achieve what they have today in terms of their liberty. Our founding fathers believed every man was born with equal rights and not just one person had all the rights, like a king for instance. This idea was taken almost directly from an English philosopher who is now known as the “Father of Liberalism,” John Locke. Locke was an extremely influential man in the world of politics, government, and democracy.
Referring to such a defining moment in history were just one of the reasons why President Lincoln’s speech was so successful. The Gettysburg Address, one of the shortest, most quoted, and successful speeches in U.S. history was all due to the way President Lincoln was able to use ethos, logos, and pathos while presenting his speech to the audience at the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Firstly, of the three modes of persuasion President Lincoln used his first was ethos. Ethos, are used to convince the audience with the author’s reliability or ethics. President Lincoln being well known as “Honest Abe” to countless individuals and being the President of the United States surely give him the credibility of having ethos in his speech.
Few people have had as significant an impact on modern history as Madiba did. History will remember him as one of the greatest men who ever lived – an incredibly selfless man who sacrificed so much of his lifetime to re-write the history of generations of South Africans, shaping a bright new future for years to come. As the first democratically elected president of the republic and a newly formed government of national unity, Madiba confidently steered our country as it took its first
Preface: More than two-hundred years ago, many nations defeated tyrants for the price of self-governance. For the first time in human history, a nation had given supreme executive power to the masses. Nowadays, it is denounced as Democracy that is in the phrase of Abraham Lincoln, a government of all the people, by all the people, for all the people; it is the idea of freedom. However modern democracies vary in different nations due to the challenges governments face leaving unfavorable impacts on society, modern democracies face difficult new challenges; from globalization, to fighting terrorism, adapting to an aging society, and enhancing their current democratic rules of governance. That means, enhancing democratic decision making, and