Subject of Speech: The Voyage of the Titanic
Specific Purpose of Speech: To inform the audience of The Titanic’s first and final voyage.
The titanic is a well known story in history and today I will share some facts that many might not know about. I’ve always loved the movie The Titanic and I probably remember every line in the movie but I never really knew the true facts of the titanic. So with my two weeks of research about the Titanic I will talk about the Titanic setting sail, the wreckage, and the aftermath of the incident.
Transitional Statement: First, I will tell you about The Titanic when it first set sail.
I. Setting sail
A. Unsinkable ship
1. How many
Transitional Statement Next I will talk to you about the Titanic’s final hours.
1. “On the night of Sunday 14 April 1912, the sea was flat calm, the sky clear and moonless, and the temperature was dropping towards freezing. In such conditions, sea ice is very hard to spot.” (Titanic). 2. Late reaction
Transitional Statement Now I will talk about the devastating aftermath from the Titanic.
1. “A tomb for some of the 1,500 men, women and children who died with the ship” (Dan) 2. One of the most tragic days in history.
1. “About 900 artifacts are eventually recovered. Some become part of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition.” (RMS Titanic)
3. “About sixteen million people worldwide since 1991” (RMS Titanic) have been to the exhibit.
Transitional Statement: Today I have talked about the Titanic setting sail, the wreckage, and the aftermath of the titanic.
After researching this topic I’ve learned more about what had happened to the titanic than what I understood from just watching the...
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