The two speeches that were discussed in Germany about the berlin wall are similar but also different from each other. John f. Kennedy’s speech focuses on how he has never heard of a wall being put up to keep the people of Germany a divided continent. He also states that his people in his country take pride in being able to meet the people of West Berlin. To add on he also says “I know of no town, no city, that has been besieged for 18 years that still lives with the vitality and the force, and the hope and the determination of the city of West Berlin”. With that statement it lets people know that berlin is a strong and determined country. John demands freedom and in one of the lines from his speech he says “Freedom is indivisible, and …show more content…
To be able to call yourself united as one and to live a peaceful and stop the wars that are happening. John shows that in his speech and demands freedom for berlin to become one as a whole. Then again I wouldn’t disagree with Ronald’s speech either because he does show love for the country or shows he is proud to stand for berlin as well as America. But John puts the people first before his own belief. Both were amazing speeches and were happy to stand by Germany through the rough times and now they are a peaceful place and still maintain the beauty of their own
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His new Frontier speech promised his goals as president of the United States of America. “ … the pioneers gave up their safety, their comfort and sometimes their lives to build our new West… They were determined to make the new world strong and free an example to the world, to overcome its hazards and its hardships, to conquer the enemies that threatened from within and without” (The New Frontier speech). JFK alludes to the pioneers of America. He clarifies that Americans long back came and made american for the prosperity for themselves. The pioneers made a free America since they needed to escape the hardships which they had fled. JFK implies to the audience that the US has a commitment to carry the freedom which many had fight to preserve. This has a lasting effect on JFK as the audience understands his intentions of being the President of the US. He continued, “We must prove all over again to a watching world, as we said on a most conspicuous stage, whether this nation, conceived as it is with its freedom of choice, its breadth of opportunity, its range of alternatives, can compete with the single minded advance of the Communist system.” (The New Frontier Speech). Despite the fact that JFK continuously pleads to the American people to again ensure the safety of the US, he clarifies that it is essential that the US demonstrates that capitalism can beat communism. To conclude, JFK was more effective when it came to speeches as he made it clear to the American people what the goal
In the debate between sitting president Jimmy Carter and Republican challenger Ronald Reagan, Reagan's arguments and explanations best match the available evidence. Carter claims his policies had reduced the inflation rate by 10 percent in less than a year, and points to the 9 million jobs he had provided to reduce unemployment rates. Reagan refutes this by mentioning that while Carter may have decreased the inflation rate from the beginning of the year, the inflation rate increased from 4.4 percent at the start of his presidency to almost 12 percent now. A graph provided by Edgenuity proves this to be true, therefore current evidence supports Reagan's claim. Reagan also mentions the 8 million people unemployed at the time of the debate, and
The speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy are both meant to deliver a powerful message. Despite how similar these messages are, there are contrasting ideas that set the speeches apart. The speeches of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy share similarities in their statements on freedom and the main purposes of the speeches themselves, while differing in historical context.
On January 28, 1986, a day that was supposed to be filled with excitement and exploration, suddenly turned into a day filled with tragedy and sadness. The space shuttle Challenger was supposed to carry a seven member crew into orbit with one unique member along for this particular mission. Christa McAuliffe was supposed to be the first teacher to go into space as a member of the Teacher in Space Project. Due to this occasion, the media coverage and the number of viewers of this mission was extensive, particularly in schools across the nation. The Challenger lifted off shortly after 11:30 A.M., but tragically only seventy three seconds after takeoff it exploded sending debris and the seven crew members back to earth and into the Atlantic
A recent study shows that many immigrants are taking jobs that normal Americans do not take. These jobs are low paying and dangerous, but they are vital for our everyday lifestyle. Without them, life would be less convenient if it were not for them. These immigrants are an important part of the American lifestyle, and many authors write books and essays to support or deny this claim. Two specific essays, A Quilt of A Country and The Immigrant Contribution, talks about how without immigrants, the United States would be a completely different place. These essays use different dictions, or word choices, to express their thoughts on how the immigrants contributed to our society. Anna Quindlen, the
In President Reagan’s speech regarding the Berlin wall entitled “Address at Brandenburg Gate” delivered on June 12th, 1987, Reagan takes the position as the rhetor with the sole purpose of convincing the city of Berlin to unite and get rid of the wall separating the city in two. The wall is described by Reagan multiple times and is described to be both a physical and non-physical wall. Most of the city is separated by the physical wall and those that aren’t are heavily guarded and prevent travel to the other side. The discourse was intended to not only be heard by the leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, but by most of Europe and North America. The exigency in Reagan’s
Ronald Reagan is known as “The great communicator” and it shows in his speech, he is able connect to the audience and this works very well for him, his speech “Address to the national challenger” it is a drastically emotional and important speech for the American people at the time it became one of Reagan’s great speeches and it was crucial to the American’s as they were all in such pain due to the accident which was the Challenger disaster. Instead of doing his report on the state union, he talks about the disaster and honors the members who had passed on board and he wishes that the United States will not stop its space exploration due to this. When listening to the speech is it distinguishable that is the speech is not something to joke about and the tone had an emotional and solemn feel with great respect to all involved being felt.
Millions of viewers tuned into the National Broadcasting Company television network for a special broadcast on the 27th of October. Viewers were anticipating Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” speech. Reagan was acknowledged for his acting in motion pictures and television episodes since 1937, and was now being seen in an unfamiliar role. Reagan emerged in support of the Republican nominee Barry Goldwater. Barry Morris Goldwater was a businessman and five-term United States Senator from Arizona and the Republican Party's nominee for president in the 1964 election. “A Time for Choosing” was effective, because he gave personal examples to capture the audiences’ attention, and gave humor to a tough subject.
First: His willingness to negotiate with terrorist in seeking the release of American hostages. He felt that it was his duty to achieve this goal and it seemed he was willing to cross the line to accomplish their release. Under his administration weapons were sold to Iran or what is known as the Iran- Contra Affair. Although he was considered a great communicator he could not get the hostages released without violating his own policy of not cooperating with terrorist. Even though the president denied any knowledge of the transactions of selling weapons to Iran, his trust with the public was tarnished. In spite of whether he truly knew of the weapons
On June 26, 1963, the famous words “Ich bin ein Berliner” changed the world. These words, which in English mean “I am a Berliner,” were delivered by John F. Kennedy in West Berlin. His speech was viewed worldwide and brought national attention to the Berlin Crisis and the Cold War. Today, most people have heard about the speech, but may not know a whole lot about it. They may ask themselves the following questions:
The United States presidential election in 1960 marked the end of the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower who spent two terms in office. His vice president, Richard Nixon was the Republican candidate, while Democrats nominated Senator from Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy. It should be noted that, this election was the closest vote in a presidential election since 1916 . In the popular vote, the margin of victory of Kennedy, was one of the closest in American history.
On June 12, 1987 President Ronald Reagan gave a speech to the West Berlin Germany and East Berlin Germany at the Brandenburg gate. He began to state the two presidents before him that had visited Germany, and him being the third, visited twice. He spoke about the berlin wall that ran all through Europe which is made of Barbwire, high walls, and at every checkpoint a German soldier. Because of this wall Reagan said that every German man was separated from one another, and all he wanted was freedom for all mankind. He wanted to give hope to the people on the Eastside that didn't want a government that would separate them from their family members anymore. The president spoke about the Marshall plan which is American aid to western Europe, they
John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, has become one of the most famous presidents in the nation's history due to his oratory skills and eloquence (Biane,2011). In this paper, we present an analysis the inaugural speech that he delivered in January 1961. Even though his Inaugural speech lasted less than fifteen minutes, the message that he saliently delivered was one that has continued to resonate in the very hearts of American citizens.
On June 12, 1987 President Ronald Reagan gave his speech “Tear Down this Wall,” in Brandenburg Gate West Berlin Reagan begins by discussing the purpose of the Berlin Wall and how the Communists in August of 1961 built it to keep the Germans from escaping Communist-dominated East Berlin into Democratic West Berlin, that this wall was more than just a wall; it was a stark symbol of decades of a Cold War between the United States and Soviet Russia only to stop short of actual warfare. By giving this speech Reagan had intended to rally the people of West Berlin so the people would accept the western democracy and oppose the Berlin Wall. Due to Reagan being president the words he said had so much impact, he was able to use these appeals towards the German people and provide a very convincing argument.