President Bush And The Declaration Of Independence

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The resilience of the American people has been seen for decades, even before gaining our independence from the British. Our nation as a whole is not easily deterred; there is no challenge or obstacle too big for Americans to overcome. Over our whole existence as a country, that statement has held true, no tragedy or rivalry has been able to damage that. “Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People” by President Bush and “The Declaration of Independence” by Thomas Jefferson are examples of Americans overcoming trials and tribulations to come together as a whole. In “Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People” President Bush as our leader at the time was ready to defend our values established in the “Declaration of Independence”. President Bush conveyed the values present in the declaration by using his authority to levy war, restore tranquility, and bring justice to the American people, he newly establishes the tolerance of our nation towards other religions and other views, however not toward the destruction of our country, and the declaration is initially created for the freedom of solely our country, in this speech he builds upon the declaration and appeals to the freedom of the world.
During the time this speech was delivered by President Bush, fear was deeply embedded in our nation after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, therefore President Bush related his speech to the “Declaration of Independence” in order to strengthen our nation to

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