When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir
I have a dream that my four little children!Il will one day live in a nation Where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked "insufficient funds." But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation. And so, we've come to cash this check
This shows ethos because he is referring back to the founding fathers. Since he is referring back to the founding fathers more people will listen to him because it is people that changed white peoples lives to and that means a person can change they ways of how black people live.
Now is the time to lift our nation from the quick sands of racial injustice to the solid rock of brotherhood. Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God’s children.
This represents how he wants to have everyone interact with each other. When he was talking about his kids playing with white kids this was a form of Pathos because it was talking about his own kids doing this and it pulled on your heart strings.
Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity.
This is an example of logos because it it showing the logic of how lacks are paid. Also that they are not being treated the same even though it says in in the Deceleration of Independence. He used this in his speech so he could prove they are not being treated right.
We can never be satisfied as long as the Negro is the victim of the unspeakable horrors of police brutality. We can never be satisfied as long as our bodies, heavy with the fatigue of travel, cannot gain lodging in the motels of the highways and the hotels of the cities.
This is ethos because It starts talking about god. And since a lot blacks and whites in America belived in god. When he says god child’s it is talking about everyone blacks and whites because they all believe in god.
This shows pathos because it is talking about how his ancestors were freed by Aberham Lincoln. This touches peoples emotions because a lot of people there had ancestors that are slaves. This also touched the white people that were there because it shows what they can do
Martin Luther King jr. put this in his speech to show logic of what is happening out in the would. It shows how the police brutality was bad and needs to change. But also how they are not able to go to certain hotels or cites .