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    Abraham Lincoln 's Second Inaugural Address In the "Second Inaugural Address" (1865), Abraham Lincoln contemplates that they, as a United Nation, should reflect on the effects of the Civil War and move towards a better future for this nation. He addresses God and the issue of slavery in order to encourage the Northern and Southern states towards reconciliation. Lincoln tries to reveal his intention by utilizing figurative diction, parallel syntax, and a shifting tone. Abraham Lincoln uses

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    Abraham Lincoln gives his Second Inaugural Address, Saturday, March 4, 1865, contemplating the effects of the Civil War using various rhetorical devices, rooting from logic. Lincoln expresses his passion for the country, not as separated states, but as a whole Union. Abraham uses these devices to achieve his soul purpose which is to persuade the “countrymen” to resolve this Civil war, and think about the future of this country. Lincoln shows passion for the country by explaining the unity he wants

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    Lincoln’s second inaugural address give proof that his religious faith is what gave him justification to continue the Civil War? Though his second inaugural speech prevails among the shortest in history, Lincoln spoke volumes within it. The Civil War held as a most challenging one that had an astounding amount of deaths, however, despite the ups and downs, Lincoln persisted relentlessly with the importance of seeing the war through to the end. It was within his second inaugural speech that one

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    The 16th president of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln, in his speech, “The Second Inaugural Address”, expresses his gratitude for the soldiers that died at Gettysburg and the importance of supporting the cause to preserve the Union. Lincoln’s purpose is to honor the lost souls of the brave me that sacrificed themselves out on that battlefield by dedicating this national cemetery and to encourage the people not to give up on the war. He adopts a strong and determined tone in order to

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    high-energy in contrast to calm and collected. Eventually, one will be chosen to hold the highest office in the country, and will give a speech, known as an inaugural address to talk about their intentions as president of the US. This essay will focus on two specific addresses, one from Ronald Reagan, and the other from Barack Obama. Even though inaugural addresses are somewhat far apart in the time each was given and who was presenting them, they are very similar in how they

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    JFK Inaugural Address

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    Arbelaez Professor McBride ENG 0701-063 October 3rd, 2015 JFK Inaugural Address On January 20th, 1961 President John F. Kennedy read one of the most famous inaugural addresses in US history. His inaugural address was clear and short. He mainly focused on foreign policy. One of John F. Kennedy's most memorable lines in his inaugural address was "And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country"

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    Presidential Inaugural Address Make America great again! In 2016, the United States had a presidential election. November 8th, 2016 was a very significant day for all Americans. After being president for two terms, Obama was handing over his role as president to either Donald J. Hillary Clinton. Thankfully, Donald John Trump won the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump’s inaugural speech was definitely one to remember. Overall his speech was composed of many astonishing and optimistic topics

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    Address delivered by Thomas Jefferson in 1801 is one of the great documents of democratic government and stylistic talk. After the biting election campaign of 1800, Vice President Jefferson vanquished the Federalist officeholder, President John Adams. On this day in 1801, Thomas Jefferson is chosen the third president of the United States. The election constitutes the first peaceful exchange of force starting with one political party then onto the next in the United States. Adams peacefully surrendered

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    Jfk Inaugural Address

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    President John F. Kennedy, in his inaugural address on January 1961, suggests that the United States must unify and act upon injustices in the country. He supports this claim by first calling out to countries around the world, then speaking to the citizens of America and asking them to take action, and finally by creating a sense of patriotism to help connect the people to their country. Because he is the youngest president, Kennedy adopts a tone of excitement and energy for his younger audience

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    Peace is defined as the cessation of war or violence. During important historical times, Franklin D. Roosevelt shares his “Four Freedoms” speech and John F. Kennedy shares his “Inaugural Address”, one was during the Great Depression, millions of Americans were affected by it. The other speech was during the Cold War, which had influenced the entire world. They are both considered effective political speeches of all time and are particularly remarkable on our American ethnic antiquity. These speeches

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