The Top 100 American Speeches, 1900-1999.

The following post has two questions namely;

1.The Top 100 American Speeches, 1900-1999.

Part 1:
Answer one of the following two questions ( only choose one) :
1. Reid and Klumpp argue that studying “great exemplars” is an important way to learn about public speaking and “rhetoric as a performative art” (p. 6). Name one person–living or dead–who you
consider to be a great speaker, and explain why you believe he or she is worth studying. Be sure to incorporate in your argument some of the key concepts from this week’s reading and lesson.
2. In your own words, how would you define “rhetoric?" How does your definition relate to or differ from the definitions of others discussed by Reid and Klumpp in this week’s reading?

2.The pursuit of economic gain the main motivation for westward expansion in the period 1800-1900

To what extent was the pursuit of economic gain the main motivation for westward expansion in the period 1800-1900