Rhetorical Analysis of John F Kennedy

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The year was 1962. John H. Glenn, Jr., is first American to orbit Earth three times in four hours and 55 minutes. The Cuban missile crisis creates an act that USSR to build missile bases in Cuba and Kennedy ordered Cuban blockade, then lifted the blockade after Russians back down. Cuba released 1,113 prisoners of 1961 invasion attempt by the US. John F. Kennedy spoke with hope while addressing the United States on September 12th. He spoke of the greatest journey that this nation is set on accomplishing. He spoke about making a gradual process to someday set foot on the moon, also to make a mark in history upon the moon, in time. John F. Kennedy gave the original, “We choose to go to the moon,” speech. Throughout this speech, Kennedy admits to the huge amounts of money being spent on the space program. Kennedy establishes the reasons that are in place for reaching this monumental goal. The speech was intended both directly and indirectly to the Soviet Union as a warning that the US will win the space race, who was also competing in the same race, the space race. Kennedy hoped by appealing to public opinion, he could further build a base for America’s journey to the moon. He spoke not only to the citizens of society in the United States but to spirited individuals around the whole world. Not only inspiring the imaginations of millions but giving these individuals hope in an era of problems (Tesh). John F Kennedy spoke of the Apollo space program that will accommodate the endeavors the nation will face on exploration of the moon. It is to be said that this trip to the moon will be one of man kind’s greatest achievements. Kennedy addressed Yuri Gagarin, who was the first person in space, the Soviet Union, United States, and all other innovated countries. John F Kennedy uses a symbolic statement, an imaginative audience’s opinion, and talk futuristic accomplishments we

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