The Speech Of The Inaugural Address

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy delivered one of the finest speeches of all time on January 20th, 1961 after being sworn into office. His inauguration speech was so powerfully written and delivered that it captured the entire nation 's attention, and many lines from it are still remembered and quoted by people today. Kennedy’s speech was about how if America was to thrive, it needs to reform foreign policy. The speech provides a strong appeal to citizens of the United States of America and many people in other countries. I agree with Kennedy’s attitude and view that if America is to be the place of wonder that foreign countries make it out to be, then foreign policy changes need to take affect
The inaugural address was written by Kennedy to encourage the American public to get involved with their country. To get active in trying to make it a better place for Americans and foreigners alike. It also reassured the American populace that it was a chance at a new beginning. The address reassured the voters that they made the right choice and the speech allowed a man to promise the country and possibly the world that they would see some positive changes.“We observe today not a victory of a party but a celebration of freedom—symbolizing an end as well as a beginning—signifying a renewal as well as change” (Kennedy). I believe when something ends, and a new beginning takes ahold, those in charge should take extra care in creating something that works
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