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,
Speeches have been a main staple of political rhetoric that goes has been America’s history. There have been memorable speeches from passionate citizens such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Sojourner Truth, and many speeches from our past presidents that have influenced America today. One such speech was given by President Bill Clinton when he addressed the American public on September 11 in 1998 to answer for a moral scandal that took place in the nation’s capital that involved himself and Monica Lewinsky, an intern working at the White House. When called to speak about the internal affair at the White house Clinton gave a memorable speech in which he used clever and strategic language to illicit certain feelings and actions from his unhappy crowd. His mastery of language and his understanding of the people he was speaking to comes through in one intentional speech.
Supermax prisons are generally designed to house the most misbehaved inmates, and these inmates are generally locked away in solitary confinement for a majority of their stay (Schmalleger & Smykla, 2015). Mears (2015) mentions that supermax prisons are designed for punishment and seclusion, but these inmates can be released from supermax prisons. Two common ways to get released from supermax are through good behavior and being released from a prison term. Most supermax inmates have proven they cannot conduct themselves as model prisoners, but they are given another chance through showing good behavior in adverse conditions. If the prisoners are unable to change their behavior, they may complete their sentence in the supermax prison.
Most crimes are committed by repeat offenders, one reason this could be is that it is the way of life for most. The streets and committing crimes is all they know and have grown used to. Another advantage is that the law can deter offenders who have already had two felonies from committing another crime. This is where the rehabilitation comes in place. The three strikes law seems to assist with steering offenders away from committing further crimes because following the second conviction there may be a reminder of what will happen if the felon commits another criminal act his or her freedom will be taken away and will receive a prison sentence of a mandatory twenty-five years, or worst, a life sentence.
Early, in Wilson’s administration, there was a politic debate over entering World War I and the repercussions that would linger. Woodrow Wilson influenced the way people thought about how the World War would benefit the United States and other countries. He imagined countries owning their own government and gaining independence. Additionally, Wilson believed it’s America’s job to promote free markets and political democracy. Wilsonism is the belief in Wilson’s strategy in open markets, petition for democracy, world freedom, and liberal internationalism.
On December 26, 1941, Sir Winston Churchill delivered this speech to the U.S. Congress following the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor. The event which threw the U.S. into the War. He related to his audience by jokingly informing them of his heritage of half American half British descent and makes himself one of us to further bond the U.S. and Britain. The general purpose was to persuade. Churchill organized his speech to instill confidence in his audience, hatred of the common enemy, and a bond between America and Britain.
Lyndon B Johnson's Great Society Speech Lyndon B. Johnson is mostly known for being the president of the United States, but that is not all he was. He became Vice President of the United States in 1960. After John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, Johnson became President of the United States (Lyndon B). May 22, 1964, Johnson spoke passionately and empathetically at a political event in Ann Arbor Michigan to President Hatcher, Governor Romney, Senators McNamara and Hart, Congressmen Meader and Staebler, and members of the Michigan delegation about building a Great Society to help eliminate hard times for the poor (Johnson). Johnson conveys his message about building a Great Society by using pathos, ethos, and logos, by using personal information to appeal to our emotions, and by using plausible statistics.
The movie, The American President, depicts several reliable roles that the president performs, as well as, some of the aspects of our political system. It is a romantic comedy that takes place in the White House, during primary season. The president, Andrew Shepperd, is a widower, with a daughter, who is hoping to be reelected and pass two bills. One related to gun control and the other on fuel restrictions. While watching the movie, I noticed several key roles that the president played; all of which gave him the qualities of a realistic president.
You must know the "nonviolent" offenders populating our prisons are not college students caught with dime bags. They are dangerous people who fall into two classes: those who actually committed nonviolent offenses, and were convicted of those offenses or those who plea-bargained down from other offenses-likely violent offenses-and were convicted of a nonviolent offense. Like other addictive behaviors, drug addiction may have serious negative consequences, including academic failure, job loss, and a breakdown in personal relationships. Here's all you really need to know about so-called nonviolent offenders. In 2004 the Bureau of Justice Statistics studied nonviolent offenders exiting state prisons.
The memorial was designed by architect Lawrence Halprin between 1977 and 1994. He choose five well known sculptors to accomplish his work. The construction happened during 1994 to 1997 in 7.5 acres. The design consisted four room concept. This was mainly done in order to portray his four terms of administration.