Despite leaving important radio equipment behind, having a rich husband, and being accused of having a big ego, Amelia Earhart was a well known pilot who accomplished many different things, including, being the first woman to attempt to fly around the world, setting several different records, and finally, she pursued her dream at
This is the first terrorist attack that we have experienced in the 21st century. President Bush spoke out to the American people to empower and soothe them in a vulnerable time. President Bush reassures citizens and the victim’s families that America and its people are not only strong but are safe and will rise up again. Bush effectively executes his 9/11 speech and uses rhetorical devices to catch the citizens attention, calm the America people and unite them together again.
He used his influence in the council to add and change laws that would help the members of the community. It was said that Milk "used his incredible oratory skills to call out his opponents, all the while arguing for equal rights." Because of Milk, he opened a foundation to help the LGBT members in San Francisco, the first of its kind in the United States. After his death, the name of the foundation changed to the Harvey Milk Democratic Club (Infoplease.com). Although both leaders led their armies in different ways, both men were assassinated for similar reasons.
• Richard Nixon addresses the crowd on August 8, 1968, during the presidental campaign in order to persoade them to elect him as President of the United States • He states that he is determined to win the elections, despite the fact that he lost 16 years before in front of a strong candidate, Dwight D Eisenhower, who was lying ill in the hospital at the time the 1968 elections were going on • Persuasive in his speech, he wants the Republican Party to become the leader, which holds all the qalities America needs to recover from the past times • He congradulates his rnning mate, as well as all those who have fought to obtain the nominaton, including Governor Reagan, Governor Rockfeller and Governor Romney • He also says that the 1968 elections
On June 12, 1987, two years before the destruction of the Berlin Wall, Ronald Reagan gave his speech Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate better known as Tear Down This Wall. As he spoke to the people of West Berlin, he also addressed the people of Northern America and even Eastern Europe through broadcasts across the world. Through masterfully crafted words and anecdotes describing the separation and rebuilding of both sides of Berlin, Regan leads the audience through an emotional journey finally bringing them to view the Berlin Wall as a symbol of captivity. Furthermore, he provides logical evidence to convince his audience that the wall should be demolished.
This boundary was built in 1961 and fell in 1990, after a decree was put into place by the East Germans to open the wall in 1989. Ronald Reagan’s speech “Tear Down this Wall” was one of the events that lead to the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War era. This speech took place on the edge of the berlin Wall on the seven hundred fiftieth anniversary of Berlin and was directed towards anyone who was listening and affected by the separation the wall caused. The speech given by Ronald Reagan on June 12, 1987 is memorable because of the use of logos and pathos throughout the entire speech. Ronald Reagan began this famous speech by welcoming each and every person who was watching it either on television or in the crowd.
When investigating five ways JFK still influences presidents today, an NPR article mentions, “Long Before Obama, it was Kennedy who first embodied both Hollywood-like celebrity and charisma in a presidential candidate” (Frank). JFK forced the country to investigate a candidate’s personality in addition to their experience. Kennedy’s good looks, well-groomed hair, and seemingly perfect family made him the candidate of the future. In today’s world, a presidential candidate must not only worry about their own appearance but also the appearance of their entire family, and JFK is to blame. The image of the young forty-six year old President being shot down in Dealey Plaza will forever live in the minds of Americans and keep his legacy for
On a cold day in 1961, John F. Kennedy delivered a speech to the citizens and peoples of both America and the world. After the end of a close and competitive election, he used this speech not to celebrate his victory as president, but to unite the audience. He addresses the audience with a statement that would be remembered for years to come, as its call to duty is a powerful one. A strong appeal to ethics─ not only his ethics but our ethics as a country united through shared values─ and powerfully emotional and logical arguments are used to convince the audience to take a stand and make a difference. Additionally, he appeals to the rest of the world by referring to different areas and countries of the globe while also connecting all human beings together as one population.
Power can be translated to the “ability to influence others” (Agunis, Pierce, & Simonsen, 1998, p. 456). Barack Obama has influenced millions in his lifetime by taking the power he desires to have, from being an attorney, moving up to Illinois State Senator, to becoming a US President for two terms. While he was a Senator in 2004 he was invited to speak at the Democratic National Convention. In his Keynote Address, he expressed different bases of power as he spoke. The bases of power, as explained by Agunis, Pierce, and Simonsen, are reward, coercive, legitimate, referent, and expert.
Rhetorical Analysis of Obama’s Victory Speech Barack Obama was re-elected as the president of the US on November 6, 2012 from Chicago, Illinois. This paper will throw light and analyse various elements Barrack Obama is using to portray his political ideology to audiences through his speech. I intend to focus on the rhetorical effects of the speech. By using various form of rhetorical tools such as Tautology or Anaphora, President Obama gives a speech which focuses on the idea of American life such as the American dream, American promise and the future.
After nearly fifty days in the White House, President Trump has done an excellent job. On his second day in office he vowed to destroy the Islamic State, and on his ninth day he fulfilled his promise of a 5 year-ban on officials becoming lobbyists after they leave government, and a lifetime ban on White House officials lobbying on behalf of a foreign government, which was a promise kept. (foxnews.com) My favorite quote by my President Trump is “My policy is to learn from the past, focus on the present, and dream about the future. " I think that this quote describes him perfectly as a president.
explaining that what she had gone through is something they may have to go through now. The movie continues by showing an artistic reenactment of the horrendous tragedy that was Hiroshima. From there she reenacts the assassination of JFK, Medgar, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcom X. Moving forward she broadcast the civil rights movement from the style to the deep depression that followed. The video revisits it’s opening shot by discussing the 2008 debate between President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, in which Obama had won the Democratic Nomination.
On December 8th, 1941 Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered a speech to the House of Representatives, Members of the Senate, the House Speaker, to the Vice President, and to the American people. Franklin spoke of the incident of the attack on Pearl Harbor the day after it occurred. Mr. Roosevelt was stern and concise. He spoke on the occasion of tragedy to inform the House and the American people what the Japanese have done.
Along with being the President of the United States, Bill Clinton also holds the title of a liar. After months of going behind the back of wife Hillary Rodham Clinton, the media, as well as the courts, accuse him of having a sexual relations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. In an attempt to salvage his reputation, along with his family’s reputation, he lies and denies all accusations during a court trial in which he testifies against Paula Jones’s sexual misconduct accusations, as well. After many reports of sexual harassment, Bill Clinton’s word can be seen as unreliable. Proven in Clinton’s speech, it becomes apparent that he is unreliable when he takes back his denial of the situation and formally apologizes to his family and the people of America for his intolerable actions.