Analysis Of George W. Bush Remarks On The National Day Of Prayer Speech

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George W. Bush Remarks on the National Day of Prayer
George W. Bush was born July, 6 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut (George W. Bush). George Bush is referring to the horrendous event that happened September, 11 2001 when Islamic extremists attacked the twin towers. Bush’s speech immensely impacted the American people and this revealed that the American people had intense nationalism in their hearts and brought out the kind hearted personality in them. The speaker is important because he is the president at that time and the American people looked up to him. They were counting on him to lead them and shine a light in the darkness. Bush gives a speech to all of America on September 14, 2001, three days after the twin towers fell. In this speech Bush gives his remarks on the national day of prayer. He uses the following literary techniques in this document pathos, logos, and motivation (Bush, George).
Historical Background
What happened on September, 11 2001 was a tragedy and we will never forget it. The country was in utter terror and unbelieveable shock.
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U.S. troops led an invasion to Afghanistan where Al-Qaeda was set up. Bush created a new department called Homeland Security Department to reinforce government agencies that fight against terrorist attacks. Bush also created the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001, this gave law enforcement agent more power but was not favored because of treading upon civil rights (Miller Center). This document was created for the American people and for them to know that they are not alone and that it is going to be okay. Bush’s ultimate goal was to reach out to the people and give his words of counseling and to motivate us to turn towards God. People were comforted by Bush’s speech in that the people that had experienced loss. He spoke with confidence like he wasn’t afraid of the terrorists which made the American people

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