• Yes We Can
    quoting “We are not enemies, but friends” and the Gettysburg Address “a government of the people, by the people and for the people” (Para. 12). Or the association to Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous phrase “the arc of moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Obama said that we will put our...
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  • barack obama
    said – the repetition of ‘yes we can’ creates a positive anthem that sustains the examples of how negative situations have been overcome, for example. 1) Extract begins with how Obama takes the audience into his confidence (although this was not the beginning of the speech) – refers to...
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  • Jsdhzhjdfc
    , as for the last black African who attempted to do also, and make a stance in racism was Martin Luther king. He seemed more of an angry person whereas Barack was calm and simple. To me as he seemed to be ‘brand new’ in my opinion. Reading the book is like filling up pages about Barack himself. In...
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  • MLK vs. Obama
    Martin Luther King Jr. vs. President Obama Martin Luther King Jr. and President Barack Obama have both written and performed their fair share of speeches throughout their respective lives. The two speeches that are being compared are President Obama’s “A More Perfect Union” speech and Martin...
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  • Obamas Speech Business Communication Review
    of Des Moines’. Like Martin Luther King using ‘I have a dream’ Obama also used the power of repetition. Throughout the speech he used’ tonight’s the answer’ to emphasize the fact that he will try to resolve all the problems of the citizen. He also used sensory triggers like ‘bitter cold...
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  • The Gettysburg Address, I Have a Dream and Grant Victory Park Speech
    Victoria Hernandez ENGL 1301 Professor Austin James 10/15/12 The Gettysburg Address, I Have A Dream, and Grant Victory Speech There are speeches given all around the world for completely different and maybe insignificant reasons. The three speeches given by Martin Luther King, Barack Obama...
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  • Analysis of the Leadership Style of President Obama
    leader like John F. Kennedy or Martin Luther King but in various situations he proved that he has a lot of characteristics of this kind of leader. 1. Introduction The election campaign of Barack Obama from November 2007 to November 2008 was not a normal campaign - it was different. He stated in...
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  • Malcolm and Martin
    ://mxgm.org/about/the-mxgm-personality/>. (MXGM) King Jr., Martin Luther. "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution." National Cathedral, Washington, D.C. 31 1968. Speech. (King Jr.) Hussein Obama, Barack. "President Obama on the Way Forward in Afghanistan." United States Government. The...
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  • Ap Lang
    : Periods 1, 3 and 4 1. Take Tone Quiz 2. Take “timed” Multiple Choice (answer sheet for group). Susan B. Anthony, women’s rights advocate and suffragette. 3. Write a paragraph where you compare and contrast the styles of Barack Obama and Martin Luther King with regard to at least one...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis of Obama’s Speech on Race
    We the people, in order to form a more perfect union”1 - On March the 18th 2008 Barack Obama opened his speech on race, in Philadelphia, with this sentence. From the open sentence you can see that this speech isn’t any speech, perform by any orator. It’s a speech with a main message, performed for...
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  • Martin Luther King, Obama, and Douglass
    example is when Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his “I have a Dream Speech,” King wrote, “Actually, we who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive. We bring it out in the open, where it can be seen and...
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  • Obama Speaks
    simple to understand. Therefore, the speech an educational quality. Barack Obama's appeal to the American people's trust by using the sponsorship effect when he mentions Martin Luther King . After reminding the American people in Luther King's dream , indirect Obama and his listeners to pledge to...
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  • Compare Letter from Birmingham Jail and a More Perfect Union
    From Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King Jr. and “A More Perfect Union” by Barack Obama, both authors acknowledge that the African American community has suffered even with the abolish of slavery. Dr. King discusses being confined in Birmingham Jail. He was arrested for participating in a...
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  • Presidential Inaugeration Review
    feel that president Obama did a great job of delivering his speech considering his immense amount of pressure. Being compared to Martin Luther King is an unbelievable pressure but also when we put pieces further together we can compare him to Abraham Lincoln. Both Mr. King and President Lincoln...
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  • Writing to Engage an Audience
    Luther King Jr.’s dream in some way did come true. In 2009, the first African-American, Barack Obama, was voted into office. In his inaugural address, Obama opens his oration similar to MLK’s Letter to Birmingham by addressing his “fellow” citizens. He calls upon the aid of the thousands of citizens...
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  • Mlkj Profile
    special programs dedicated to telling the life and efforts of this civil rights activist and secondary schools usually have its students read Dr. King’s famous 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech. However, this year, on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the whole nation watched as Barack Obama, the first African...
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  • Racial Equality
     Martin Luther King Jr., William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama all have very effective speeches, indeed. They agree on racial equality and try to work their way towards their goal. All four speakers have strong arguments and stupendous methods in adressing the situation. Although...
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  • heed it
    destruction but fighting with words brings change. In conclusion, Martin Luther King Jr. would have loved our President Barack Obama because King fought non-violently for African American’s rights. The founding fathers would also agree because the road they traveled to pave the way for Martin Luther...
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  • paper 2
    are predominately black or white but it’s a work in progress. Maybe one day we, as Americans, will share Dr. King’s great Dream and will see this country United! Work Cited King Jr., Martin Luther. “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”. (April 1963), pp. 1-10 King Jr., Martin Luther. “I Have A Dream…”. (1963), pp. 1-6 Obama, Barack. “A More Perfect Union”. (March 2008), pp. 1-9 ...
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  • Barack Obama 2009 Inauguration Speech Analysis
    speech was delivered on the traditional inauguration date of the 20th January 2009, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where, 45 years earlier, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic ‘I Have a Dream’ speech. During Obama’s speech, he uses a range of oratory devices to present himself as credible...
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