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  1. Sep 2016
    1. And today, I want to share with you my vision of what our future can be.  I want the Cuban people -- especially the young people -- to understand why I believe that you should look to the future with hope

      This passage resembles part of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. President Obama is comparing his views for Cuba to those Martin Luther had for his community.

    2. Cuba has a one-party system; the United States is a multi-party democracy.  Cuba has a socialist economic model; the United States is an open market.  Cuba has emphasized the role and rights of the state; the United States is founded upon the

      President Obama is using parallelism to display the differences and compare America and Cuba. He is doing this to develop a relationship and promote trust between the two countries.