What Is Martin Luther King's Speech In I Have A Dream Speech

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Martin Luther King Presentation

Martin Luther king Jr a religious leader that saw injustices in his community and united to question the basic principle of life, liberty and pursuit happiness. King through his voice lead people to demand change in policy through peaceful protests. King uses strong words in "I have a Dream" in which he was thankful for the Emancipation Proclamation. King stated "This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of the Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustices."(King 1) Martin Luther king Jr illustrates that the Emancipation Proclamation was the beginning of a new era that give right to those that had no rights and he uses his voice to bring change.
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In his speeches he was clear of his goal and use a variety of methods to draw attention to his movement. In the speech “I have a Dream” he use metaphors when he compare the principle set in a paper in the Constitution and Declaration of Independence to a check without funds. He states” America has given the Negro people a bad check, which it has come back marked with ‘sufficient’.” (King 5) This is a powerful metaphor that it show that the original principles of the nation were not being respected and …show more content…
In my prospective is that he wanted American to see that civil right movement was about ending the separation of citizen by their color of the skin and education level. Overall his demands were simple, but some reason or another the American people deny those fundamental rights to be equal and go to the same school without segregation. His dream was a wake up called to America and political structures to honor those principalss set on paper. In which many people give their lives to build and maintain those principal which states “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” (The Declaration of

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