George Wallace And Martin Luther King Speech Analysis

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Some white Americans back in the 1900’s tended to believe it was the right thing to do to follow a demanding and pride less man called George Wallace. A man whose word and goal was to hurt not only African Americans, but anyone who was not his skin color (white). George gave a speech called the “Segregation Now, Segregation Forever” speech, which was famous in the Southern United States. Because as we all have heard, that is were most of the clan and racist Americans are. People back then followed good public speakers, instead of becoming leaders and standing up for what they believed in. They chose to follow. Its crazy to think that people would follow a man who would want to hurt others. Maybe that is why so many men, women, and children …show more content…
To show that not only they can stand up for what they believed in. But for the Government to do something about the peoples demands and needs. Even though these two powerful men stood for something that was completely different. They have the same ability, to stand up in front of a crowd and speak for the minds of so many that could not. They were both very determined to persuade the thoughts of others on the fact that their opinion was right for America. For instance, George Wallace wanted to persuade not only southerners but the American Government to keep segregation alive. While Mr. King pushed the opposite direction and wanted segregation to go away. So that the blacks could get an opportunity to start a better life and make a living for their …show more content…
Kings death caused so many heartbreaks. Riots broke out in cities across The United States. The people who followed him were devastated. His death had an immediate impact on the world and might have changed the way some people form the political standpoint. Politian’s knew what needed to happen. They would also not want Mr. Kings death to go unnoticed. They knew that he did not die for nothing and that even though he had passed the fight for segregation to be done with would continue. Mr. King was shot on the balcony in his two story home by a sniper to the jaw. Some may ask why, but some people chose to use violence instead of resolving there matters peacefully like Martin had wanted us all to. He had wished that things like this would not happen to good people. It was not fair, but as we can see now that nothing in this world is fair. But we must stand up for what we believe in and keep fighting like King would want us all to. He would have wanted everyone to keep the move on segregation and to keep up with his dream and live

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