Fletcher Kaplan-James AMEX Final Research Paper Mr. Berube What were the most important contributions Teddy Roosevelt made to help establish American conservation and environmentalism? During the 20th century, Theodore Roosevelt and others drew attention to the inherent need for conservation land within the United States. People like Gifford Pinchot and John Muir were among the names that's supported the preservation of the wilderness in general. These men still had their differences. Pinchot, who was the chief forester during Theodore Roosevelt's Administration, promoted use of the term conservation and lobbied for support of sustained yield management principles and the creation of a national forest system managed by those principles.
“Duties of American Citizenship” In 1883, Theodore Roosevelt, gave his “Duties of American Citizenship” speech. The speech took place around the same time that the Civil Service Reform Act was passed. It was passed to prohibit government officials from soliciting campaign donations from yard workers. So, the overall purpose of Roosevelt 's speech was to persuade people to fulfill their duty as a citizen in the United States. He wanted them to stand up for their country, to be involved in politics, and to want to go the extra mile just to help others and the country as a whole.
Over 100 million people in the world do not have the same basic freedoms that every American has, and over 4 billion people face harsh religious freedoms not allowing them to believe in what they want. During times of conflict in the world the United States and its presidents work to keep the freedoms that we as Americans have. Both Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech and Kennedy’s inaugural address describe how they want to preserve freedom in our country and the world. However, Roosevelt’s speech talks about aiding other countries to protect freedom and liberty, whereas Kennedy’s speech talks more about protecting our own country 's freedom and how to do it, through negotiation. During the time of Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech the world
The only way to change our country is by working with each other, not against each other. With some Americans refusing to stay open minded to the beliefs of the opposite political party, our country will get nowhere. As one of our country’s Founding Fathers, Washington would not approve of this, and demand the next president change this. If George Washington was still alive today, he would be able to give the next president advice to transform our country. Someone with the unbiased mindset toward the two main political parties would be a much needed perspective for the next president.
They need a strong government, to win over the people who won’t support over fear of loss of natural laws, like mentioned in document 1 “Let us look and behold the distress which prevail in every part of our country… View these things, fellow citizens, and then say we do not require a new, a protection, and efficient federal government if you can” this document was quoted from a newspaper in Massachusetts. The Federalist have a paper stating new laws and rights of the people while missing one of the most important, the natural laws of the people. You don’t need a paper to have natural rights, you 're born with
Humans must endure life and its ups and downs in order to become a finished product worthy of God’s kingdom. (Hick, pg.85) In addition, the author objects to the antitheist argument that God is limited or weak in his power. After reading Swinburne “Is there a God” I believe the strongest objection is to his first objection to freewill. If humans were all good how would we ever be able to
Thus, according to Washington, the destiny of the country was not only in the hands of the future political leaders, but also in the hands of ordinary people, who need to make their choice in favor of one or another political leader. Thus, taking everything into deliberation, it is possible to conclude that it is impossible to overestimate the contribution of George Washington into the country’s well-being and development, while his Farewell Address became not only an end point of his career, but it also became an attempt to improve the lives of all American people in their future without Washington. George Washington issued his Farewell Address to the people half month before the date of the next election, and exactly this Address, in addition to announcing his decision to no longer qualify for the post of the American President, presented his views on the future of the United States and made recommendations as to which line we should follow Government in the conduct of foreign and domestic
Roosevelt delineates a cause and effect relationship between domestic principles and civic values, so that the audience can relate to the argument immediately and consider factors they have not considered before. For instance, Roosevelt compares fatherhood to military responsibility by implying that a father taking care of a child is not very different from a man protecting his flag. Additionally, throughout the speech the orator is extremely passionate, reasonable, and forthright, so the tone directly alters the arguments intensity by augmenting and developing
Abraham Lincoln believed that the purpose of government centered around aiding the community in a way that can not be done independently. This is to say that government fills the gap between a group of individuals and their necessities. Such an ideal stands true in economics, foreign relations, and civil rights. Lincoln cited many examples of things that people cannot do on their own in the form of speeches to the American public. He said that making and maintaining roads and bridges, providing for the helpless, providing schools, and disposing of the deceased's property are all duty's of the government.
Frankenstein and “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” provide valuable insight into this issue. Their implications have become all the more relevant today, as more and more people live their lives with little regard for the repercussions of their actions. Society cannot function unless people make thought out and well-informed decisions. If constant action based solely on impulses becomes the norm, humanity will have no chance at survival.