Domestic Violence

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) and John F. Kennedy (JFK) are two prominent figures in US history. MLK and JFK wrote speeches that would alter the way people think.   MLK’s speech “I have a Dream” and JFK’s inauguration address “Ask not what your country can do for you” have similarities as well as differences.   MLK and JFK’s speeches are comparable in addressing freedom and change but are dissimilar in who their talking to.
TS MLK and JFK both talk about freedom in their speeches.  
GD MLK discusses how African Americans are not free.
SD MLK states that “One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.”
GD JFK speaks on the States that are not free.
SD Similarly, JFK declares that “We shall not always expect to find them supporting our view, but we shall always hope to find them strongly supporting their own freedom.
CS Remarkably, both of these men debate freedom in their own way.   MLK is speaking to and for all African Americans and JFK is talking about all Americans.

TS2 MLK and JFK speak on change.
GD MLK stresses to the people about how change needs to happen.
SD Dr. King says, “We cannot be satisfied as long as a Negro in Mississippi cannot vote and a Negro in New York believes he has nothing for which to vote.   No, no we are not satisfied, and will and will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream”.
GD JFK wants the United States to know of the changes ahead.        
SD JFK declares that “To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge -to convert our good deeds-in a new alliance for progress-to assist free men and free government in casting off the chains of poverty”
CS Together, both speakers are trying to educate the American nation about change.   Dr. King discusses changes for African Americans, as well as all Americans.   JFK communicates with the Nation on how the change will...