3.04 Fear Essay

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! ! ! ! ! Has the idea of “freedom from fear” changed over time? Compare and contrast both speeches to answer this question.! ! Speeches are one of the great influencers of the American Peoples. The Presidents’ speeches are both extremely similar. President Roosevelt made a conscious effort to reference American’s past battles as well as Presidents pointing out the strength of the people. President Obama also made these reference points and both stated that help needed to be given to countries less fortunate. The freedom from fear ideals have remained the same as the United States will always fight to protect those who are struggling for democracy and independence from dictate rulers.! ! President Roosevelt clearly stated “This great nation will endure as it has endured, and will revive and will prosper.”. The President is referring to the great unity the United States of America possesses. They have struggled before, war made the United States of America practically destitute, but, because of that love and unity from the people, the country arose from the ashes and brought it back to life. President Roosevelt knew that the United States needed to band together not only to help itself but to help others who's words and protests were being ignored, “Second, by an impressive expression of the public will and without regard to partisanship, we are committed to full support of all those resolute people everywhere who are resisting aggression and are thereby keeping war away from our Hemisphere. By this support, we express our determination that the democratic cause shall prevail; and we strengthen the defense and the security of our own nation.”. President Roosevelt believes that nationalism and independence are extremely important needs for all people, as does President Obama.! ! The United States of America fought for independence and earned it, however many
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