Jayson Aryee Ms. Crocco AP English 11 30 September, 2013 Toni Morrison’s Letter of Endorsement to Barack Obama The Democratic Candidate election of 2008 was certainly a significant event in the history of America. For the first time, an African-American male, Senator Barack Obama, and a Caucasian female, Senator Hilary Clinton, would compete again each other to become the 2008 Democratic candidate. Contrary to this important event, writer Toni Morrison believes that when choosing a fit candidate neither race nor gender matters. Toni Morrison is the only African- American to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature. Morrison writes a letter of endorsement in order to express her support and hopes to gain supporters for then—senator Barack Obama as the candidate for the 2008 Presidential election.
The Journey to the White House: Barack Obama Whenever a new president of the United States is elected, history is made. But never has it been made so dramatically as it was on November 4, 2008, when American’s voters chose Barack Obama as our 44th president. With his election into the White House, Obama defeated much apprehension by becoming the first African American president of the nation. So how does a man become the leader of one of the most powerful nations on earth and break all odds along the way? Barack Obama explains with the following quote: “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress” (http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors /b/barack_obama_2.html).
Millions of American citizens watched Kennedy's debates against Republican candidate Richard M. Nixon that election year. Kennedy proved victorious and become the nation's first Roman Catholic president with just a small margin in the popular vote. His motivational inaugural speech with the historic comment "Ask not what your country can do for you-ask what you can do for your country." Was the beginning of Kennedy's promise of making the United States once again a productive nation. Innovative plans to jump start the country's economy and ground breaking civil rights where soon being produced from the young president.
He wants to the people to know the truth that Obama’s way is not the right way and that his way is. Romney used logical appeal in the beginning to have the audience think about the future and what it holds for them if he would to win the election. His use of pathos rallied the audience that built a fire inside of them like never before, so that they can vote for him in this election. Lastly he used repetition to show them the importance of the future of what it will look like for them if he wins. He is one step closer to the White House and of that dream becoming true for
Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both are suitable Candidates. They both have different ethical backgrounds and both were brought up in some kind of politics. However the point of my research is to show facts to see who is fit to become America’s next president of the United States. Barrack Obama became President in 2012 and he had the slogan of No child left behind and moving forward. Barack has been one of the all-time president’s since Bill Clinton.
As first lady, married to Bill Clinton (1946–), the forty-second president of the United States, she became active in domestic policy. Her election as a U.S. senator from New York in 2000 marked the first time that a first lady still in the White House was elected to office. Thesis statement Hillary Clinton is gives good care of her political career and also she gives benefits of all people in United State. Hilary Clinton had a very interesting and fun childhood. She was born on October
Mr. Castro did an awesome job with his speech. Presedent Barack Obama would have not chosen a better speaker. “And with the opportunity we build today for a shared prosperity tomorrow, America will prevail. It begins with re-electing Barack Obama. It begins with you.
The reason Malcolm X says “the ballot or the bullet” is that its either going to come down to the “ballot” which is allowing them to vote, or the “bullet” which is going to result in violence in order to get the rights the deserve. Malcolm X chose to take action at the correct time since African Americans were left without their freedom, either the ballot or the bullet should be next. Blacks will either get their rights or they will rebel against government. Within Malcolm X’s “Ballot or the Bullet” he explains that there are issues within black and white community’s political, social, and economical standing that must be changed. To do this he uses ethos to build his credibility, authority, and to persuade the audience that now is the time to take action.
Truong Pham 35476118 Comparison Essay Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail vs. Barack Obama’s “ A more Perfect Union” In their letter and speech, both Martin Luther King and Barack Obama tried to primarily use ethical and emotional appeals to raise awareness about racism in America and to persuade their respective audience to join their quest to put an end to racism. However, while Barack Obama talked about racism in general, Martin Luther King focussed on segregation, or racism specifically on African-American. King was straightforward in his arguments, often time hitting the nail right on the head, while Obama was much too diplomatic in his speech due to the fact that he had to appeal to a large audience of all
Perhaps the most popular and easily recognizable consequence is will.i.am‟s inspiration for his music video “Yes We Can” in support for Barack Obama. One week after the New Hampshire primaries and Obama’s concession speech, will.i.am released the dipdive.com “Yes We Can” video. This video was spread across the Internet with a speed rarely seen, even in the Internet age. Along with this video, will.i.am released a statement (in his own style), which indicated how Barack Obama’s speech and the “Yes We Can” message inspired him: Obama’s “Yes We Can” message inspired not only will.i.am, but also US American citizens around the nation. This inspiration is the reason why the country saw an unprecedented amount of people, young and old, rich and poor, black and white come out and volunteer for the Barack Obama campaign By the end of the 2008 general elections, the slogan “Yes We Can” could be seen all across the nation.