I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: As college students, it is in our nature to procrastinate, whether it be doing essays hours before they’re due, 8 page research papers the night before, rushing to do last minute slides for a presentation or writing your informative speech that’s a third of our grade, during every break I had. We all, including myself, procrastinate. We can all thank Bill Gates for making our times of procrastination slightly more bearable by creating the Microsoft software that is accessible, easy to use and constantly evolving to meet consumer needs. B. Thesis Statement: Today I am going to inform you about Bill Gates who invented Microsoft software and started what is now known as the largest computer
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2. Claim: Bill Gates has used his wealth to benefit others than himself, he has created the Millennium Scholarships a. Support: At gmsp.org last accessed in November 25, 2013, it states that The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. b. Impact: Through the Millennium scholarship Bill Gates help students that cant necessarily afford college a change for an education. 3. Claim: Bill Gates Inventions will continue to inspire technological advances for generations to come a. Support: According to staff writer for “USA Today” Byron Acohido last accessed in April 13 2013, states that Over the years this meticulously researched biography of Microsoft founder Bill Gates has become a bible of reference for academics, historians and technology buffs. b. Impact: Bill Gates has paved the way for importance and need for software as well as the future upcoming genius’s to invent something better.
A. Review: First I talked about Bill Gates beginnings. Second I discussed his most significant accomplishments. And third I explained the legacy he leaves in history. B. Restate Thesis: I hope that I have informed you well enough about Bill Gates and his significance in America’s society. C.