• Attention-getting opening: “at this time upon the general character of the contest before us and upon the question which is declared to be of paramount importance in this campaign.”
  • Intro claim: ” I do assert that on the important issues of the day the Republican party is dominated by those influences which constantly tend to substitute the worship of mammon for the protection of the rights of man.”
  • Body preview, points, goes in historical order:
    • 1859 Lincoln states our rights
    • Jefferson
    • the development of both parties
  • Pathos: let them condemn the speech of Patrick Henry. When he uttered that passionate appeal, “Give me liberty or give me death,” he expressed a sentiment which still echoes in the hearts of men.
  • Conclusion: summarized with quotes
  • https://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/wjbryanimperialism.htm