I know I've done this countless times, so I finally sat down and spent some time formatting these speeches into a handout that works for my students. I've included space on the left for signals, paragraph-marking, etc, and even more space on the rights for annotation, note-taking and reflection.
Patrick Henry: Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
George Washington: First Inaugural Address
Frederick Douglass: The Hypocrisy of American Slavery
Abraham Lincoln: Gettysburg Address
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: First Inaugural Address
Richard Nixon: Checkers
John F. Kennedy: First Inaugural Address
Martin Luther King Jr.: I Have a Dream
Ronald Regan: Tear Down This Wall
Malcolm X: The Battle or the Bullet
Lyndon B. Johson: We Shall Overcome
Bill Clinton: First Inaugural Address
Michelle Obama: On Donald Trump
Steve Jobs: Commencement Speech
George W. Bush: 9/11 Address to the Nation
Barack Obama: First Inaugural Address
Malala Yousafzai: Worldwide Access to Education
Oprah Winfrey: Stanford Commencement Speech
Ceasar Chavez: On the Perils of Pesticides
Mario Cuomo: 1984 DNC Keynote
William Faulkner: Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance
Richard Nixon: Resignation
Mary Church Terrell: What It Means to be Colored
Elie Wiesel: The Perils of Indifference
Bill Gates: Harvard Commencement Speech
Lou Gehrig: Farewell to Baseball
Vince Lombardi: What it Takes to be Great
Jim Valvano: ESPY Awards Speech
The Declaration of Independence
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