Winston Churchill was born into an aristocratic family, on November 30, 1874 in Woodstock, United Kingdom. He was a British politician, military officer and writer who served as the prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. Churchill served in the British Army and worked as a writer before earning his election to Parliament in 1900. After becoming prime minister in 1940, Churchill helped lead a successful Allied strategy with the U.S. and Soviet Union during World War II to defeat the Axis powers and craft post-war peace. Elected as prime minister again in 1951, he introduced key domestic reforms.
Ultimately, using rhetorical appeals of pathos and ethos, as well as some logos, Churchill effectively reaffirms the public and the House in his Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat Speech on May 13, 1940, allowing him to set the stage for his administration, and effectively begin the war against Germany with the all-party wartime coalition government to back him. Throughout his speech, Churchill primarily attempts to garner support from the public by appealing to the pathos of the British House, bolstering the pride, dignity, and values of the
German foreign secretary requested that Mexico declare war on the US if the Unites States declare war on Germany. President Woodrow Wilson requested that Congress declared war on Germany and stating “The world must be made safe for democracy”. Congress declared war on April 6 and President Wilson signed the war deceleration the next day April 7. Wilson said that the United States was not fighting as an Allied power but fighting only for moral reasons, namely to protect democracy from tyranny to promote peace throughout the world. Congress enacted a selective service bill in 1917 with a purpose of drafting young men into going in armed forces.
He states in the first paragraph words such as “patriotism,” “very worthy gentlemen,” and “great responsibility” to persuade the leaders to join in the fight. Toward the end of his speech he presents that “we are not weak” and “this is no peace, the war is actually begun” to give his final effort of motivation
Throughout the night, outnumbered colonial forces built defensive fortifications in preparation for an imminent attack by the British. Prepared for the worst, Prescott gave his men the famous order: "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes." Historians believe Prescott’s order was given to save ammunition, in an effort to conserve the Americans’ limited supply of ammunition. On June 17, 1775, the British conquered the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Charlestown. Even after losing the battle, American forces gained confidence to become stronger.
In December of 1776, Thomas Paine rose before the colonists and strove to sway them to form a militia (DeStefano). Paine knew that America needed their independence and he would stop at nothing to convince all others likewise. “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph” (Paine). This quote, from Crisis No. 1 by Thomas Paine, is just one piece of the numerable persuasive techniques he uses throughout his speech.
Mr. Henry demonstrated an almost perfect use of pathos the author was able to exploit the deep desire for freedom in the men of the colonies, therefore assimilating a continental army. In turn helping America rise against the tyrannical rule of England Patrick Henry, a superb wordsmith and revolutionary, used his knowledge of pathos to arouse a sense of patriotism in the men who led the colonies leading to the commission of the continental army. Mr. Henry, knowing what he stood for, and what he wanted this great nation to be. Saw a way to accomplish his goals and used strong pathos to influence the emotions and opinions of congressmen. Mr. Henry was a very prominent founder of our country and will not soon be
This speech was given on September 2004. Zell Miller (G-GA) was chosen to give the keynote address to the Republican Convention, whose theme was “ Fulfilling America’s Premise by building a Safer World and a more hopeful America.” This was a rather unusual choice became, he was a Conservative Democrat. Miller had been consistently voting with the Republicans, especially on the subject of military strength. Zell Miller uses rhetorical devices in the speech about having a strong military. He uses logos when he said that, he would support with George W. Bush claim about keeping the military strong and have freedom and not go with Kerry cause, he wants to weaken the military.
Firstly, Churchill formed a union of cabinets from Labour, Liberal and Conservative parties. He had selected brilliant and talented men in important positions. Churchill was also famous for his great inspiration speech which can turn out to propaganda such as, “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat” speech. June 18th 1940, Churchill gave one iconic speech to the House of Commons, warning that the battle of Britain was about to start and established the foundation of an alliance with superpower countries, United States and Soviet Union. Churchill had good relationship with U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt that let Britain to get necessary supplies from the North Atlantic Ocean shipping routes by ordering through credit.
It has been said that it only takes one person, with one clear message, to change the world. In times of war, great world leaders have put this statement to the test, which each word spoken calling for an act of war or an act of peace. In Thomas Paine’s The Crisis No. 1, Paine is addressing the impending Revolutionary War, and the impending battle against General Howe. Similarly, in Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation, the President asks the American people to stand with him against the Japanese and join World War II.
When world war I stared he wanted to prepare Britain for war and founded the Royal Navy Air Service and helped with the development of the Churchill Tank which would later be used in World War II. During WW II Churchill was against Chamberlain 's policy of appeasement, and when Chamberlain resigned, Churchill became the next prime minister. As Prime Minister during the war, Churchill gave numerous speeches that helped lift the spirits of the people of Britain. After WWII Churchill began his battle fighting communism. He gave his speech about the Iron Curtain that divided West and East Europe and warned about the dangers of Soviet