Choose one of the â€œPersuasive American Speechesâ€ listed in the â€œSupplemental Readingsâ€ section of the course lessons. Discuss purpose and the claim of the speech. Explain how the speech supports this claim (logos, ethos, and/or pathos). Is the opposing side mentioned? Also, describe the method of argumentation you believe is used in the speech (Toulmin? Rogerian? A mixture of both?). Give citations to back up your points, and create a final works cited citation for this essay.
Instructions: Your initial discussion should be at least 300 words
Ickes, Harold. â€œWhat Is an American?â€ The History Place. n.d. Web. 11 May 2012.
the web site…. http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/ickes.htm