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An Analysis of Elenor Roosvelt's Speach for Human Rights
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Usage of Rhetoric in Her Speech “We must understand the role of human rights as empowering of individuals and communities. By protecting these rights, we can help prevent the many conflicts based on poverty, discrimination and exclusion that continue to plague humanity and destroy decades of development...
Segregation and Inequality in Segregation Now, Segration Forever, an Inaugural Speech by George Wallace, Governor of Alabama
“Segregation Now, Segregation Forever” After losing the race for governor of Alabama in 1958 because he took a moderate stance on the subject of segregation, George Wallace modified his beliefs to appeal to the people (“George”). He quickly became more firm in his belief in segregation, resulting in him winning the next el...
An Analysis of the Five Versions of Urban II's Speech
Urban II five versions of speech These five versions have the general theme of fighting in the name of God; whether it is the Persians mentioned in Robert the Monk, or the Turks and Gentiles in Version of the Balderic of Dol. The Fulcher of Chartres speech talks more about the general aspects of what it means to fight i...
The Inspiring Nature of George Washington's Farewell Address
Washington's Farewell Address George Washington wrote his Farewell Address as a way to say goodbyes as he stepped down from his presidency and to give warnings of what to do and what not to do in his absence regarding foreign and domestic policies . The address was created “to inspire and guide future generations,” and “se...
The Injustices Faced by the Human Race in Letters from Birmingham Jail, an Inspirational Letter by Martin Luther King Jr.
Rights and Responsibilities Injustice is a constant in the circle of life. There has not been a time in known human history where injustice didn’t have some sort of presence. In many different civilizations across the world and human history, injustices have been pushed upon a certain group of people. Since the black s...
An Analysis of the Document For the Record 408, a Debate Between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas
The topic of analysis that I decided to write about would be the document For The Record 408, which depicts the debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephan Douglass. The importance of the documents as an historical source is very large considering the debates between the two included the topic of slavery, the contention of...
A Rhetorical Analysis of Benjamin Banneker's Letter to Thomas Jefferson
Banneker Rhetorical Essay Benjamin Banneker, a son of former slaves and an educated scholar, wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson arguing about the mistreatment of slaves and the injustice of slavery. He assumes a knowledgeable and matter-of fact persona in order to challenge Jefferson’s loyalty to his Christian faith and ur...
My Reflection on the Implications of Using Politically Correct Language Based from an Article with Reference to Amy Schumer Skit
At first, I almost didn’t choose this article. I saw the words “politically correct language” and was tempted to run in the opposite direction in fear that I would waste the time reading it and still not understand it. I decided to give it a try anyways, mostly because it would take more effort to find another article and I...
The Counter-Argument to the Public Statement of Alabama Clergymen in Martin Luther King Junior's The Letter from Birmingham Jail
Martin Luther King Jr. addresses the Public Statement made by eight Alabama clergymen in his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” In this letter, King counter-argues the points the clergymen were making and uses logos, ethos, and pathos in order to make his counter-argument. By disproving the statements made by the clergymen and...
The Positive Aspect of American Media System Keeping the Government in Its Constitutional Role Towards Media
While I do not think the current American media system is ideal; it is the best framework for boosting capitalism and keeping the government in it’s constitutional role towards media. Media does not fall under the constitutional authority of Congress. Congress is strictly instructed to protect the freedom of the press and...