Essay about informative speech Bill Gates

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I. Introduction
A. Attention Getter: As college students, it is in our nature to procrastinate, whether it be doing essays hours before they’re due, 8 page research papers the night before, rushing to do last minute slides for a presentation or writing your informative speech that’s a third of our grade, during every break I had. We all, including myself, procrastinate. We can all thank Bill Gates for making our times of procrastination slightly more bearable by creating the Microsoft software that is accessible, easy to use and constantly evolving to meet consumer needs.

B. Thesis Statement: Today I am going to inform you about Bill Gates who invented Microsoft software and started what is now known as the largest computer software
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You can now find versions of Windows on around 90 per cent of the world's computers.”

b. Impact: Bill Gates has created a software that not only is used in the United States but around the world, by creating windows 95 he made the use of the computers accessible and technologically enhancing the software.

3. Claim: Through Bill Gates accomplishment of Microsoft and at home computers he became known as one of the wealthiest men.

a. Support: At forbes.com last accessed in September 2013, states that Bill Gates is the wealthiest man in America and his current net worth is 72 billion and is considered to be number 6 of the most powerful people.

b. Impact: Bill Gate is one of the very few billionaires in the world, because of his inventions, wealth and status he is able to influence much of society.


Transition: Now that I have told you about Bill Gates accomplishments, I will explain his legacy

C. Topic Sentence: Bill Gates legacy includes his generous donations to charity, his millennium scholarship, and

1. Claim: A part of Bill Gates Legacy is his generous donations to charity but much emphasizing on HIV and AIDS

a. Support: At gatesfoundation.org last accessed June 2013 It states that the foundation that Bill Gates donated too has committed more than US$2.5 billion in HIV grants to organizations around the world. We have also…

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