What themes are common to these speeches

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The purpose of this assignment is to encourage students to think about history not just as a static series of names and concepts, but as a dynamic process - one that changes and continues all around us in the present day.

Steps:

1. You should first read two excerpts of speeches by two of Africa's historical figures: Kwame Nkumah "I Speak of Freedom, 1961" (Ghana) and Nelson Mandela Inaugural Day Speech, 1994 (South Africa) provided in the links below.

Nkrumah: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1961nkrumah.html

Mandela: http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles_Gen/Inaugural_Speech_17984.html

2. Use these two speeches to write a (8-10 pages, double spaced, 1 inch margins, Times New Roman 12 pt. font) paper in which you answer the following questions: what themes are common to these speeches? Identify and discuss at least four, explaining why the speechmakers might have appealed to these particular themes. What, if any, themes are uniquely used by one speech, and why?

3. Print your final paper and bring it with you to the class

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