On March 5th 1946, not even one year after the overwhelming victory of the Alliance over the Nazis in World War II, Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom at the time (1940 – 1945), was invited to deliver a speech at Westminster College, in Fulton, Missouri. It is commonly known as “The iron curtain speech”, but Churchill refers to it as “The Sinews of Peace” at the end of the same. This speech reflected his own personal opinion, and was aimed at the people of the United States of America, his countrymen across the Atlantic ocean and other nations. The nature of it is political, taking into consideration the historical context within it occurred: tensions between the Western Bloc (composed of the United States of America,
Rhetorical Essay Analysis World War II is a time of great struggle for humanity, especially for those within the midst of the battlegrounds. During the June of 1940 in an attempt to boost his citizen’s morale and confidence, Winston Churchill, then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK), gave his speech “We shall fight on the beaches” at the British House of Commons. The rhetorical purpose of this speech is to convince the people of the UK that they have a fighting chance against the Axis forces, even if the worst comes to show. In order to gain people’s support, Churchill employed the rhetorical strategies of historical evidence and emotional appeal.
Winston Churchill is a famous British prime minister. One of his great orations was The Finest Hour, the third of three speeches given during the period of the battle of France. This speech lasted 36 minutes, and is famous for the inspiration he gave to a nation during wartime. He employed ethos or credibility to make his speech believable, pathos meaning emotional appeal to inspire the nation, and logos also known as logical reasoning to reassure the people in his speech making it one that has impacted history greatly.
Winston Churchill, in his informational speech, “Their Finest Hour” (June 18th, 1940) explained the military situation and rallied his people for what he probably knew was going to be a tremendous struggle against the Axis. Winston Churchill supports his thesis through, rhetorical questioning, pathos, ethos and logos. Churchill’s purpose was to inform and rally the people in order to strengthen their confidence in Britain 's military. Churchill was addressing the people of Britain as he uses a formal tone, in explaining the military situation. Winston Churchill was born into an aristocratic family, on November 30, 1874 in Woodstock, United Kingdom.
Churchill and Duckworth both created speeches about how perseverance leads to success. They both were extremely passionate about it and came to the central idea in different ways. Churchill develops the main idea by comparing and contrasting their present situation to their prior situation and speaking of past mistakes as lessons to be learned. Duckworth develops the main idea by using an experiment and her own personal experiences. Churchill was the Prime Minister of Britain during world war 2
The Best Ways To Respond To Conflict The best ways to respond to conflict is to talk it out, and take time to think about it. Conflict is a serious disagreement between two or more sides. In “The Diary of Anne Frank” she responded to conflict by, staying in hiding while being positive and believing that everything will be okay. In “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”, Winston Churchill responded to conflict by keeping his country and himself confident and fighting for what he believed in.
Throughout the ages, wars have wreaked havoc and caused great destruction that lead to the loss of millions of lives. However, wars also have an immensely destructive effect on the individual soldier. In the novel All Quiet on the Western Front written by Erich Maria Remarque, one is able to see exactly to what extent soldiers suffered during World War 1 as well as the effect that war had on them. In this essay I will explain the effect that war has on young soldiers by referring to the loss of innocence of young soldiers, the disillusionment of the soldiers and the debasement of soldiers to animalistic men. Many soldiers entered World War 1 as innocent young boys, but as they experienced the full effect of the war they consequently lost their innocence.
Due to the tremendous fame he had built up during and after his military career he was able to become President for two terms. After Eisenhower had led the Allies to victory and serving as the Supreme Commander of NATO, he was approached by the Republican party and he ran for President. After winning the election in a landslide using the catchphrase “I Like Ike”, Eisenhower went on to do many things for America and the rest of the world. He helped to improve the lives of all Americans in the US because of what had happened to him when he was in the military. Harris and Matuz state what he experienced, “When he took part in a transcontinental convoy of tanks, and trucks, watching their slow progress over bad roads, he became convinced that what
GEORGE WASHINGTON Born on February 22nd, 1732 in Mount Vernon, VA, George Washington, the first president of the United States was an Indian killer and a slaveholder, though he told his country he cherished them. In fact, he owned his first slaves at age 11. Not only did he tell his people lies, but he started The Whiskey Rebellion in the year of 1791 due to himself enforcing a tax pay on farmers who were selling bottles of whiskey on the frontier, but then again, we all make mistakes. Or was it really a mistake? Washington wasn 't all bad.
The Thirty Years’ War was a religious conflict between the Reformation and Counter-Reformation supporters that was not merely of ideologies and words, however. The conflict generated wars and clashes between the members of the two camps and resulted in the fracturation, destruction, and ruin of Europe and its citizens. The religious and political issues were intimately connected in Europe in the 17th Century. The religious tension between the Roman church and the Protestants sparked a war that would further shape Baroque architecture as the style and its elements were utilized for various forms of propaganda. The Thirty Years’ War between the Counter-Reformation and the Protestants started in 1619 and drained the resources of many European
The book Defying Empire Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York, by Thomas M. Truxes, discusses New York merchants’ continued trade with France throughout the Seven Years’ War (1756-63) despite it being illegal. Truxes maintains that the merchants were imaginative and audacious while remaining loyal to their country. The impacts of the war were globally felt and had legal, maritime, and personal disparities. According to Truxes the merchants who continued to trade with the French throughout the war were daring and resourceful in continuing trade.
Prussia had been in an economic and constitutional crisis in the 1860s. They could not agree on a spending limit for the government’s budget. This sparked the Seven Weeks’ War between Prussia and Austria. After that war was decided, the minister-president, Otto Von Bismark, apologized for the illegal spending of money while the country was in debate. The Seven Week’s War also contributed to Prussia obtaining about two thirds of the German Territory going into 1870.