Both Roosevelt's “Four Freedoms” speech and Kennedy's inaugural address how America should be safe and how to redeem freedom, however Roosevelt's speech was about the want and need for freedom whereas Kennedy's speech is about keeping peace to earn freedom.
In Kennedy's inaugural address he says many times that peace is not given to anyone for free and that you need to earn it in order to keep it, as seen in paragraphs 12, 14, and 19. Kennedy tells us in those paragraphs that we will make a difference in the world and will make things better. “Finally, to those nations who would make themselves our adversary, we offer not a pledge but a request: that both sides begin anew the quest for peace, before the dark …show more content…
Freedom to Roosevelt was not about being the biggest and baddest country it is about being the country who cared the most and didn't want conflicts with others. He wanted to create a safe and friendly country that others like and will want to bond with. He tells us that without having a good repetition of having countries like us we can not afford to have freedom and do whatever we want it's just not safe enough, with having freedom comes big responsibility. Roosevelts makes sure in his speech to let the people of out country know we should feel bad for them that they don't get the same rights that we do, which was a great thing for him to say.
To sum things up, both Roosevelt's “Four Freedoms” speech and Kennedy's inaugural address how America should be safe and how to redeem freedom, however Roosevelt's speech was about the want and need for freedom whereas Kennedy's speech is about keeping peace to earn freedom, both speeches did a very good job of explaining things and telling the people of America how they wanted peace to form in our country. Sometimes we get so caught up in our own lives and what's going on in our country that we forget about how important it is to keep peace with everyone else in the