Rhetorical Analysis Of President Eisenhower's Farewell Speech

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On January 17, 1961 President Eisenhower gave his farewell speech to the great people of the United States of America. President Eisenhower had delivered this speech to the regards of the final days of him being president of the United States of America, after 2 terms in the White House it was now President Eisenhower’s time to part ways with this country and his services as being a leader of America, after committing a half century to our great nation President Eisenhower, address the nation in his final days as president but to wish the president after him “Godspeed” (Eisenhower 4) and America peace and prosperity. Early in the speech President Eisenhower tells the nation about “America's leadership and prestige depend, not merely upon our unmatched material progress, riches and military strength, but on how we use our power in the interests of world peace and human betterment." (Eisenhower 7.) Even with struggles with the war and congress in the air President Eisenhower still delivers America hope, and most importantly peace. President Eisenhower begins to give credibility to America on the adventure of free government and the basic purposes that the country is all about. President Eisenhower talks about progress for America and to keep thriving toward world peace and being better and making a better world, most importantly a better America for all to live in. President Eisenhower gives great credibility in this speech using a great form of ethos in multiple

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