John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address

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The Inauguration
A great period full various changes and conflicts, the nineteen-sixties wasn’t anything outside of native. From elections, wars, and inequality at its finest things seemed to be consistently moving at all angles and nothing puts a spark on the map brighter than one of our own presidents. It was January 20, 1962 when John Fitzgerald Kennedy took stage to be the thirty-fifth president of the United States. Written by Kennedy in late November of 1960, his inauguration speech goes to explain the various changes of the world as Kennedy campaigned to “get the country moving again.” His speech begins to address the differences of the generations as he wants to “pass the torch.” Kennedy expresses various ways of getting
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Kennedy uses pathos in trying to show his care for peace and protecting his country. The Unites States history of morals and value are what he explains when he says,“…born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage.” In going back to uniting society he tries to get the older generations and newer generations on the same page. “The graces of young Americans who answered the call of service surround the globe.” In doing so he also establishes his love for the era he’s lived in himself. “The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it – and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.” This all was important at a time where the United States were fighting an adversary it was necessary for them not to lose faith in one another.
Near the end of the speech is where Kennedy wraps it up with some karios. “And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man” (Kennedy 24). His final thesis is what makes his speech so great. Kennedy basically sums up all of his arguments in his final two paragraphs as he asks the Americans to help the government help themselves.
The only issue Kennedy
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