I Have A Dream Speech By Martin Luther King Essay

706 Words Mar 1st, 2016 3 Pages
Since the beginning of English settlement in North America, there are many documents that make America as it is today. From the Declaration of Independence in 1776 to the United States Constitution in 1787, then come the Bill of Rights in 1791. These documents became the “official” documents of the United States. They shaped America to become the nation of freedom with freedom of speech, the right to bear arms, and the right to vote. However, what happen to documents that are not official? they are also important to the American history and help shaped America. For instance, “I have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King Junior which call for equality between African American and White American or the letter from Albert Einstein to former President Franklin D. Roosevelt about nuclear weapons. Those are important documents that are not “official,” but had a huge impact on America. Another document that impacted America for a better is the autobiography of Helen Keller, The Story of My Life, because it is an inspiration and motivation to the disable community. Who is Helen Keller? Helen Keller was born normal, but fell ill when she was nineteen months old which took away her hearing and sight. She was diagnosed with scarlet fever or meningitis, a bacterial infection caused by group A Streptococcus. The illness caused her throat and ear to go mute and deaf. She learned how to read and write through her hand, fingers and touch. Even with her disability, she became an…

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