The speech “The American Promise” by presidential candidate Barack Obama was presented at a democratic convention on August 28 in 2008, in Denver Colorado.
The topic in Barack Obamas speech is mainly the American promise. Obama defines the American promise as “the idea that we are responsible for ourselves
but that we also rise or fall as one nation: the fundamental belief that I am my brother’s keeper; I am my sister’s keeper.”
Obama said that it was the change America needed and that was the promise they needed to keep.
Barack Obama´s intention with his speech is to share his political stances so all of the citizens in the US know what he stands for and what he wants the country to be as a union.