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.
That said, he had a powerful reason to make these suggestions: he wanted to maintain unity. If George Washington was alive today, his
Mentioning Gandhi, and stating his thought son the best ways peacefully cause change. This is showing the audience that Chavez realizes that these men have proved their methods the best, and he doesn't want to change them just try to use them for the benefit of the people. “ The boycott, as Gandhi taught, is the most nearly perfect instrument of nonviolent change, allowing masses of people to participate actively in a cause”. This quote really does work so well because of the organization that is used by Chavez to convey Gandhi’s message. If Chavez had not eased this very power quotes into is writing, they would not have been hear the same way.
John F. Kennedy will always be remembered for two things― how his presidency started and how it ended. After winning a tight presidential race against Richard Nixon, Kennedy delivered his inaugural address on January 20, 1961. He addressed issues both the United States and world abroad were facing at the time due to rising tensions between nations amongst the Cold War. In the middle portion of his speech, Kennedy suggested what should be done to bring countries together, rather than divide them. He intended to reach citizens of the United States and individuals around the globe to spread a message of strength and hope.
He states that Americans consistently involve themselves in the community and are eager to help one another. However, he declares that this alone is not enough. Our liberty depends on the strength of our government and the bond of our people. Newell emphasizes that the bond of our people should not be forced, instead it should be from the heart with “sympathy and interest” for one another (2). His nostalgic tone revives the communities America used to have and ignites determination in the reader to foster civic
Adrian Rodriguez Professor Christopher Staaf HIST 2112-17 3 December 2015 Primary Source Assignment #6 January 1961, Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency is coming to a close as John Kennedy’s era is about to begin. Within the course of a week both these men gave addresses, with Eisenhower giving his farewell address and Kennedy his inaugural address. The overall primary message of John Kennedy’s address and Eisenhower’s address share significant similarities as well as differences. With these addresses going on in the early 1960s both men understood that the Cold War was a national priority for the foreseeable future, and this is evident as they both make indirect references to it and the Soviet Union as a global threat. They also share a concern
His diction is overwhelmingly positive, repeating words such as “true,” “peace,” “right,” “good,” and “free” when projecting his hopes for the future of Europe. He then directly addresses the audience with a metaphor, that they live on a “defended island of freedom,” but their lives are “part of the main.” His appeal is unifying, and allows him to transition from flattering and sympathizing with the audience to persuading them. He emphasizes the word “beyond,” which precedes each appeal to the greater good: beyond the city of Berlin, or even the country of Germany, beyond the wall, beyond ourselves. Kennedy redirects his listeners away from the harsh realities of their daily lives to the pursuit of freedom for all, similar to Lincoln’s crusade for America as an example of democracy in his Gettysburg Address.
JFK Inaugural Speech: Rhetoric John F. Kennedy was marginally voted in as President in 1961, a moment in history when there was nothing but silence, yet one miscalculated move could result in the destruction of man. This was in the midst of the Cold War, in which there was tons of tension in the air, which is clearly observable in Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech. Winning by a slim majority it’s necessary for him to convince the American citizens that he was the right choice and is trustworthy. Along with this he addresses the current situation in which Russia was becoming increasingly perilous and the need for peace and unity before a catastrophe occurs.
Forty-fourth president and acclaimed speaker Barack Obama, in his 2009 Inaugural Speech, addresses a nation in crisis and a changing world. Obama’s purpose is to not only to thank the nation that elected him but to lay out his game plan for the next four years. He adopts a hopeful tone in order to inspire and reassure the nation he is now in charge of. Obama begins by thanking the audience, including former President George W. Bush, and acknowledging the last eight years full of trials and tribulations. His first appeal to the audience is based around logos, “data and statistics”,(7) saying “Homes have been lost, jobs shed, businesses shuttered.
President Reagan voices his opinion in hopes that his speech will succeed and the gates will open. Every other speaker is hoping the same thing, that the government will listen to what they are saying and make a change. Though, the people know that their government wants to keep the people safe, it may not be the best choice that is out there. “...for we believe that freedom and security go together, that the advance of human liberty can only strengthen the cause of world peace.” (Eidenmuller, 3) President Reagan is saying that without freedom there can be no world peace.
As he repeatedly went for election he won constantly and he was in office for 18 years, later he became the leading republican in the house (Freidel). Around 1880 at a republican convention, he failed to win the presidential nomination for his friend john Sherman. On the 36th ballet Garfield became a Dark Horse.
As President, he nullified the Great Depression’s effects on the American people. He worked day and night on the Depression for a while at a quick pace and he did some great things in his first few years as president. He led the US through arguably some of the worst years in recent American history, World War 2. He did so many great things for America and it showed in the form of three terms as President. FDR helped Americans with the Economy after the depression, he helped America through World War 2 and set up an organization to ensure a better future.
He initiated the Project Independence in reaction to the oil embargo of 1973, which set a timetable to end reliance on foreign oil by 1980. In 1970, Nixon avoided a second Cuban Missile Crisis involving a Soviet submarine base. Supported Israel with massive aid in the 1973 Yom Kippur War, which Prime Minister Golda Meir later said saved her country. By the end of his presidency, Nixon’s approval rating had tumbled to 24 percent.
Military-Industrial Complex: How did Eisenhower Know? President Dwight D. Eisenhower was not only a successful high-ranking general during WWII and a two-term president, he was also quite insightful and able to diagnose, for lack of a better term, a disease that would grow and spread within the layers of our government through the 50 years following his presidency. Military-Industrial Complex was his label for this disease, and he warned our country during his Farewell Address as the end of his presidency was quickly approaching. “We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex” (Eisenhower, 1961). He saw two American ideals in which the MIC (military-industrial