Speech On Barack Obama's Speech

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12 years ago, the man who we now refer to as the president of the United States, Barack Obama, was just an ordinary man who graduated from Harvard University with a degree in law. Born in Honolulu, on August 4 1961, Barack Obama became a civil rights attorney and a professor, and taught law at the University of Chicago Law School. President Barack Obama was elected as the 44th President of the United States of America and was the first African American to hold this office. He was a man with a lot of ambition and pride and served the country for two terms, from 2009 to 2017. We all say that it takes one powerful speech to attain stardom in any field, business or career. It could even make you the president of the most powerful nation in the…show more content…
Before this speech he was Barack Obama. After this speech, he was President Barack Obama. Not only did Obama use stories in his speech, he made the core of his speech a story. Now we all know this speech was the speech he used at the 2008 presidential election when he won but the speech that truly made his presidential campaign a success is the speech he gave in 2004 at the Democratic National Convention during the November general election. It was this speech that brought Barack Obama into the spotlight. This speech was not only the highlight of his presidential campaign but also captured the nation’s attention and helped in increasing his reputation nationwide. However, the victory speech that Obama gave at the end of his presidential campaign ensured that the nation of America was in the right hands for 8 years (including his re-election in 2012). The speech became a hallmark of nationwide unity and it helped embark on a new journey for Obama and the citizens of the United States of…show more content…
Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln. The speech also used references from Martin Luther King. Barack Obama then went on to discuss the current issues that the United States and the world was facing. Among these issues, he mentioned the economy and the Iraq War. On the economic crisis he said “Obama concluded his speech with a message to America’s friends and enemies, America’s forward-thinking challenges and his vision of the nation’s great future. When referring to America’s friends and enemies, he said “And when discussing America’s forward-thinking challenges, he said Finally, when unleashing his vision of how great the nation of the United States of America could be, he The emphasis of the words YES, WE CAN still help the nation to progress in terms of equality towards race, and gender, economy, and the political and social state of America. This speech may have not changed America as a whole but it sure did help the country understand the value of equality and respect. It also helped the country understand how to overcome the issues that are currently being faced by not only the United States but the entire world

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