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You passed this Milestone24 questions were answered correctly.1 question was answered incorrectly.1Lianna is an undocumented student who has asked to speak to the mayor about herexperiences. She hopes to convince the mayor that undocumented immigrants shouldnot be feared.Lianna’s speech is best identified as a persuasive speech on __________.●questions of legality●questions of value●questions of validity●questions of factCONCEPTPersuasive Speeches on Questions of FactPersuasive Speeches on Questions of ValuePersuasive Speeches on Questions of Policy2The last time Andrew gave a campaign speech, a member of the audience tweeted aninaccurate fact regarding his opponent and it created a lot of negative publicity for hiscampaign. He is writing a new speech to deliver at a firefighter union meeting and isworried about accuracy.Select the source of evidence that would NOT help Andrew ensure accuracy in hisspeech.
●A search in the ProQuest database returns an investigative series conducted byThe New York Times on the overtime pay of firefighters nationally.●An article written by an academic compiles data on the long-term effects ofunionization within fire departments since 1950.●An anti-union lobbyist recently wrote a press release on corruption influencingthe appointment of senior positions in large fire departments.●The council annual reports include the personnel and equipment costs for the firedepartment in the past years.CONCEPTVariations in Accuracy3A policy committee is hearing speeches from legislators regarding proposedamendments to financial regulations. Representative Blackburn is concluding herspeech.Which sentence reflects Representative Blackburn concluding her speech effectively?●In conclusion, I will introduce one last piece of evidence that proves the need fortighter regulation in the banking sector.●Secondly, the case study of the Bank of New York also demonstrates theineffectiveness of our current regulation in preventing insider trading.●I want to bring you back to the case of the Bank of New York that I started with,to summarize the widespread effects of poor financial regulation.●I have one more point to make to convince you of the importance of thisamendment to ensure our system of financial regulation is strong, effective, andusable.CONCEPTSummarizing IdeasThe Role of the Conclusion4Identify the three main components of a conclusion.●Explanation of examples, alternative argument, interesting anecdote
●Overarching story, personal connections, call to action●Primary message, main points, audience take-away●Thesis statement, most important fact, source citationsCONCEPTSummarizing IdeasThe Role of the Conclusion5Select the speech whose goal is to inform, rather than persuade.