One thing that he has experience with is foreign affairs. Foreign affairs are when you have an alliance with a foreign country. George Washington had great advice and took time to create this long address to help us and no one took it into consideration and now, unfortunately, he would be disappointed with our country today. One of the pieces of advice in Washington’s Farewell Address had to do with foreign affairs. Washington’s advice was to not get strong alliances with foreign countries.
“The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep.” - he taps into their emotions when he uses the lines said by Martin Luther King in his last speech ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop.’ He asserts that even though he was not favored by some people, but he will listen to everyone. Obama directly qouted Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address, by saying “As Lincoln said to a nation far more divided than ours, we are not enemies but friends. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection”. He tells that each person’s path is different, but everyone is going to end up at the same place, showing uniqueness in similarity.
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President Abraham Lincoln uses a variety of rhetorical strategies in his Second Inaugural Address to pose an argument to the American people regarding the division in the country between the northern states and the southern states. Lincoln gives this address during the American Civil War, when politics were highly debated and there was a lot of disagreement. Lincoln calls for the people of America to overcome their differences to reunite as one whole nation once more. Lincoln begins his Second Inaugural Address by discussing the American Civil War and its ramifications. As Lincoln gives this speech the war is winding down, which is the reasoning behind the urgency for the unity which Lincoln calls for.
Obama strikes the audience’s attention as well as emotion by grasping this concept through his use of pathos. With his understanding of knowledge on the history of America, Obama knows the hardships and struggles that Americans faced to achieve the American Dream. America is the place people live out their dreams and have the freedom to do what they want. A place people have life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and Obama recognizes this. “…to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.” Obama recognizes these liberties and achievements that Americans hold so dearly—so close to their
At the Democratic Convention in 2008, Barack Obama held an acceptance speech after winning the primary election for the Democratic party, leading him to be a candidate for the presidential election in the United States against the Republican presidential candidate, John McCain. Throughout his speech Obama makes numerous references to American history, this paper will focus on Obama 's use of American values and historical references throughout this excerpt from the speech. In his speech, Barack Obama said: “I get it. I realize that I am not the likeliest candidate for this office. I don’t fit the typical pedigree, and I haven’t spent my career in the halls of Washington.” Pointing out he has not spent his career in the job and place that most
In beginning of Washington 's career in the military he started as Major, but was then promoted to Colonel, and finally to General. Washington was much involved in military even before the American Revolution Throughout the Revolutionary War, General Washington had led the continental army through much to preserve American peace and freedom. At the end of the war however, some soldiers were angry at Congress because it had failed to pay them their salary due to them for their work, bounties, and life pensions. The soldiers decided to hold a meeting to decide whether they should desert the army or what they should do. However their plans were altered when George Washington
The togetherness of the structure then gives the audience a lasting and energized effect. Lincoln says what he says in a purposeful manner to demonstrate he cares and wants America to the best it can
However, both made sure that the old “invisible hand” economy was abolished by the necessary intervention of the federal government in the US economy. Of course, they differed in what they wanted the government to pursue under them, but as Roosevelt once said and Wilson most definitely believed, “Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.” One of the infamous qualities of Roosevelt included his love of nature and pursuit of conservation. When he first took seat in office, there weren’t many national parks besides Yellowstone that were protected.
So, in Washington’s Farewell Address warned the Americans to not have political parties and to be in union. Unfortunately, the country still till this day have political parties. Many say the era where divided government began before the constitution was even ratified. The two parties were the Federalists versus the Anti-Federalists. The Federalists wanted a strong central government and a weak state government.