Rhetorical Analysis Of Dr. Martin Luther King: The American Dream

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In 1776 Thomas Jefferson was tasked with drafting the document that would now be known as the Declaration of Independence. This document was the physical embodiment of the American spirit; detailing the natural rights humans innately possess, and listing the grievances Britain have committed. Martian Luther King Jr was a civil rights leader during the 1950s and 1960s. King is most known for his speech I have a Dream where he shared his vision of a more united and peaceful America. King often looked to the founding fathers for inspiration and strength during his civil rights career. In King’s sermon The American Dream (Pg. 103-108) King reflects on the philosophies that the founding fathers had laid out in the Declaration of Independence. King

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