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|Martin Luther King Dream||What is the Emancipation Proclamation||India|
|Martin Luther King Dream||Why is King giving this speech?||India|
|Lincoln Gettysburg Address||Can you explain the incorrectness of Lincoln||USA|
|Kennedy Inaugural||What revolutions was Kennedy talking about?||Australia|
|Churchill Blood and Sweat||What were the results of Churchill's speech?||USA|
|Churchill Never Give In||Why were these days great days?||China|
|Martin Luther King Excerpts||How did King die?||TANZANIA|
|Obama 2004 Convention||Was speech persuasive?||USA|
|Resources||Is Treasures of the Nation a good topic?||Philippines|
|Castro at UN in 1960||Like to send Castro get well e-mail||USA|
What is the Emancipation Proclamation
Topic: Martin Luther King Dream
June 10, 2007
What is the Emancipation Proclamation the King mentions at the beginning of his speech? Who signed it?
thadsha - India
The Emancipation Proclamation was signed by Abraham Lincoln to free the slaves.
Why is King giving this speech?
Topic: Martin Luther King Dream
June 9, 2007
WHY IS KING GIVING THIS PARTICULAR SPEECH?
TO WHOM KING SPEAKING? HOW DOES THIS INFLUENCE THE CONTENT OF HIS SPEECH?
THADSHA - India
He is giving the speech to inspire the people that are protesting for Civil Rights at the Lincoln Memorial.
Can you explain the incorrectness of Lincoln
Topic: Lincoln Gettysburg Address
June 8, 2007
Can you explain the incorrectness of Lincoln saying "dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal" as of the date of adopting our Constitution, when, in fact, slaves were counted as three-fifths of a person and not equal? (I wrote a U. S. history book.)
Thomas - USA
At the time that our Constitution was adopted, various interest groups argued about what should be in the document. Perhaps that "dedicated to the proposition that all male landowners are created equal" would be a more realistic statement.
I think Lincoln was making his statement as a means of persuasion of his view that slaves should also be considered people. But also of note, that "men" did not include women in the group being equal.
This statement wasn't incorrect as much as a rhetorical device.
What revolutions was Kennedy talking about?
Topic: Kennedy Inaugural
April 17, 2007
I was wondering which revolution was President Kennedy talking about in the beginning of the Inaugural Speech.
Thanks in advance for your answer.
Kennedy was first talking about the American Revolutionary War. Although he didn't mention it by name, he alluded to the communist revolution which resulted in tyranny. The next revolution he talked about was to reduce poverty in the world. He did this by creating the Peace Corps.
What were the results of Churchill's speech?
Topic: Churchill Blood and Sweat
April 3, 2007
What were the results of the speech? What happened after he gave the speech?
The speech inspired the British people to move forward in their battle against Germany at the beginning of World War II.
Why were these days great days?
Topic: Churchill Never Give In
March 9, 2007
Why did Winston Churchill consider these days as great days?What effect dose those days make on British?
xin - China
Although Great Britain was under attack from Germany, Winston Churchill felt that they were great days, because the challenges brought out courage and bravery among the people.
How did King die?
Topic: Martin Luther King Excerpts
January 25, 2007
DOES MARTING LUTHER KING DIED BECAUSE OF ILNESS OR HE WAS KILLED?
ELINSA - TANZANIA
Martin Luther King was assassinated.
Was speech persuasive?
Topic: Obama 2004 Convention
December 11, 2006
In my communication class I am examining whether this speech is informative or persuasion. I think it is persuasion?
Barack Obama's speech is both inspiring and somewhat persuasive. Although people in the convention were for John Kerry, Obama was persuading them even more to vote for Kerry.
Is Treasures of the Nation a good topic?
November 28, 2006
Hello there! I have been looking for ideas in making an oratorial piece and I found your site.I amso glad I have gained great ideas in order for me to develop my own piece about "Arts, Sports and Education :Treasures of the Nation" .Well, what do you think about the topic?
Jonha - Philippines
Yes, that is a good topic. You can show how each of those items is a treasure of the nation. I am sure you can find a number of good examples to help support your theme.
Like to send Castro get well e-mail
Topic: Castro at UN in 1960
October 21, 2006
i like to snd castro a get well email need his emaill address
Sorry, Castro doesn't use e-mail.
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