Rhetorical Analysis Of Senator Bernie Sanders's Speech

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Immigration has always been a major topic in America, especially amongst politicians of all the political parties. This has been very clear throughout the presidential race this election year. With all the candidates throwing in their two cents whether it be to the extreme or with simple solutions to our country‚Äôs growing influx of immigrants from all over the globe. This was the topic for Senator Bernie Sanders during his speech at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in Vermont. Sen. Sanders delivered this speech while on campaign to be the democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential election. Bernie Sanders is a Brooklyn native born on September 8 1941 and is the youngest of a Jewish family. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland. Sanders would go on to work his whole life to achieve everything he has today. First attending Brooklyn College for a year before transferring to the University of Chicago. During this time in his youth Sanders would begin to put his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement by participating in sit ins in his area and becoming an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Among many other things that the Senator would become involved in in the efforts toward equality Sanders is known for being apart of the March on Washington in 1963. After finishing college in 1964 …show more content…
Most likely so that he was able to deliver his message and convince his audience of his stance on the issues brought up by him. This is important because the main goal of this speech is for the Senator to gain supporters and voters. All of which I believe to be accomplished with his well thought out speech making this a superbly well done speech. This can be confirmed with the fact that well after this speech Sanders has grown in popularity and has well risen in the