Speech On The Rights Speech Essay
The speech starts out talking about how this is a turning point for our country. Johnson also draws listeners by pointing out that “There is no Negro problem. There is no Southern problem. There is no Northern problem. There is only an American problem. And we are met here tonight as Americans--not as Democrats or Republicans-we are met here as Americans to solve that problem.” By point out this is America’s problem Johnson is letting all of Congress and America know this applies to them.
The second section of the speech discusses two main points. The first point it discusses is voting being a simple basic right. The second point Johnson talks about in this section is the barriers which African Americans face in the voting process. These points are given so the listeners of the speech are aware of some background information.
Guaranteeing the right to vote is the third section. This section talks about the law which Johnson will be introducing later in the week. Johnson said “This bill will strike down restrictions to voting in all elections--Federal,…