1972 Democratic National Convention

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  • Shirley Chisholm And The Civil Rights Movement

    she helped form the Congressional Black Caucus. She also was a member of the National Organization for Women. Ms. Chisholm was an activist for people of color, including Native Americans and Spanish-speaking immigrants. She often spoke about cultural and social issues. Chisholm joined a local Democratic club who worked to get rid of the white Democratic machine that held the power in her Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. The group challenged the white leaders on why the black neighborhoods were being ignored. The leaders tried to quiet Chisholm by placing her on the board of directors and when she continued to speak out, they removed her from the post. The group managed to elect a black man, Thomas R. Jones, to state assembly in 1962 and, when in 1964 he decided to run for a judgeship, the community replaced him with Chisholm. During the time that she served in the assembly Chisholm sponsored fifty bills, but only eight of them passed. One of the successful bills she supported provided assistance for poor students to go on to higher education. Another provided employment insurance coverage for personal and…

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  • The Importance Of The Reign Of Terror

    The period of 1792 to 1795, or commonly regarded as the ‘Reign of Terror’ served as a vital turning point for the French Revolution and effectively, the future of France. This period of time was distinguished by the fall of monarchy and the creation of the National Convention. Additionally. the Reign of Terror demonstrated more brutal punishments for counter revolutionaries and foreign enemies, in the hunt for freedom and liberty by French revolutionaries. The events that would take place under…

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  • The American Voice Essay

    Since Obama mentions the convention, the setting is occurring in the National Convention in the year of 2004. Many people attend this National Convention, so Obama was very thankful to be there because he would be noticed. The intended audience for Obama’s speech is a great amount of people who attended this convention and also people from all over the world because the National Convention is an occasion where many people watch. Obama’s point is to say how he feels about America because He says,…

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  • Lead Conference Research Paper

    “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan. That quote describes what I felt like after being in Chicago.Last February I was given the opportunity to attend the LEAD conference for Student Council. The LEAD conference is national Student Council leadership convention. The opportunity to go was an experience that I will never forget and an experience that changed my life. Going into this event, I thought it would just be some seminars…

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  • Rhetoric In The Trump Campaign

    people and the contestants. An excuse is that it is a way to tell the voters; “You and I are the same, we want the same things, we come from the same place, vote for me…” therefore appealing to the voter’s sense through ethos and pathos. Personally speaking, I am against political rhetoric because of the lack of honesty that it entails. There are, in fact, many articles on the Huffington Post’s website dedicated specifically to political rhetoric, which contain the overall bashing of a person or…

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  • Michelle Obama Biography

    Michelle Obama was at her husband 's side when he first delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention back in 2004. Barack Obama was elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois that fall. I remember that day like it was yesterday she look so beautiful that day and look very confident. Michelle Obama was not only the first African American Family who got live in the White house. But as a first lady that stayed in the white house she kept her self-busy however she also had her own…

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  • My Definition Of A President

    without regard to race, religion, or sex and will do what is in the best interest of everyone and not just a select few. A good president is someone that defends us, have a quick reaction when problems arise, build their own platform and if someone has questions the President should be there to have an explanation for it. A president should have the knowledge and the knowhow and educate themselves on the government and political issues prior to being considered for election into office.…

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  • Michelle Obama Let's Move Campaign Speech Analysis

    1st Lady, Michelle Obama gave an eye- opening speech about her “Let’s Move!” campaign against childhood obesity. This took place at the NAACP national convention in Kansas City, Missouri in 2010. The NAACP, otherwise known as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909. There she spoke about how childhood obesity greatly targets African- American children and how this is now a big problem in…

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  • The Rhetorical Analysis Of Michelle Obama's Speech

    Nakyla Dessalines CENG 311-01 Prof. Clark Obama Speech Michelle Obama Democratic Conventional Speech First lady of the United States, Michelle Obama set the tone for the Democratic Convention with her inspirational speech. There she gave a strong and persuasive speech promoting Hillary Clinton to becoming the next president of the United States. Her emotional speech allowed the public to connect to her. Throughout her speech she uplifted the crowd. Michelle Obama’s speech showed her support, and…

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  • Exoneration Of Plagiarism

    org/plagiarism-101/what-is-plagiarism/). Whenever we talk about plagiarism, the things which comes to mind is student. Students are mainly related with the exoneration of plagiarism. But in common there’s not only student who get accused with the plagiarism, there are various people from various field who got accused with plagiarism. For example there are many authors, singers, businessman and politicians who get charged with plagiarism. Often we have many famous name of politician whose name…

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