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    Article two of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights lists freedom from fear as a fundamental human right. Freedom is the power or right to act, speak or think independently without hindrance or restraint. Fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by impending danger or evil. I do not believe that the idea of freedom from fear has changed in the last seventy years, fear is a basic survival mechanism and although its form may change, it will always be present in one form or another,

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    “People all over the world should be able to expect freedom of worship, freedom of speech, freedom from fear, and freedom from want.” This, a prompt derived from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms Speech of 1941, makes you nod your head in agreement at first, but there a few loop holes that catch the eye upon further investigation. The world would have to think as one, be as one, and have the same goals for this idealistic statement to be true. With these considerations in mind and slight adjustments

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    created four works of propaganda posters during WWII known as The Four Freedoms to boost the war effort, persuade Americans to purchase war bonds, and represent the American identity. Prior to making the four works of art, Rockwell was an illustrator and painter who illustrated covers for magazines primarily for The Saturday Evening Post, a magazine famous American company which circulated the Middle class. However, The four Freedoms collection is what strengthens his influence in American society. Norman

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    eloquently of a future world founded on the essential human freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. (Foner 2014pg842). He used this speech as a rally cry to enter World War 2. (Foner 2014, 757) These four freedoms were meant to establish basic rights for all people in the United states and still today we hold true to these freedoms. (Foner 2014 pg842) Freedom of speech came to coincide with freedom and expression which would be the best defense against

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    Definition of Liberty by Merriam-Webster," n.d.) We as Americans have come to know liberty since the colonies broke away from England on July 4, 1776 and the Declaration of Independence was issued. (Morone, 2016, p.10) Liberty along with freedom is one of our expected rights as an American citizen. Liberty can be viewed as either negative or positive. Negative liberty is, “freedom from constraints or the interference of others (Morone, 2016, p.11).” Most Libertarians agree with Negative liberty and feel

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    Four Freedoms

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    In "The Four Freedoms" speech, President Roosevelt describes the historical context in which the U.S. finds itself one year before the attack on Pearl Harbor, but describing that context is not the point of his speech. His point is to promote the "four freedoms" but he does not actually get to outlining the "four freedoms" until the very end of the speech. Consider his speech in connection with the "Our Freedoms and Rights" document and the information provided as historical background. Why does

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    Ivan Peng, Erin Wong Galloway HUSH Period 6 11 February 2017 WW2 Propaganda From 1941 to 1945, the United States fought in the second world war after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It had created a chaotic environment for America as a whole; panic spread across the nation and many were fearful of the Axis powers. Because the government is an accurate representation of its people, the people will always reflect the behaviors of their government. Thus, nations needed to remain strong and tenacious

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    American Dream as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. (AAC) I think that the American Dream is different for everyone. It is simply the urge for a better life. The American Dream is still valid but is totally different from what it used to be. For the early immigrants the American Dream was a better life not with material goods, but by freedom. Freedom to worship whoever they want. Freedom to say whatever they want without fear of being arrested

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    Freedom during the Gilded Age The meaning of freedom for black Americans have changed over time, during the Gilded Age Blacks’ definition of freedom was defined as a new “social order” still driven at the hope of an American society breaking free from the anti-democratic restraints imposed by a corrupt government. This concept of freedom changed when WWII and the 1960’s Conservative Revolution started ,allowing blacks to reap the benefits of social, political and economic prosperities by having the

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    Artist Of Dignity

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    Not only paintings, but many other forms of art are used to support one’s country. Artists such as Francis Scott Key, who is far from a painter, also depicted nationalistic pride through his work. He was a lawyer and poet who wrote the lyrics to the United States national anthem. This song stands as a U.S. musical symbol. Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt is known for capturing one

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