iPad App Review: Famous Speeches

The Famous Speeches app provides speeches and quotations from some of history's most famous and influential people.

This app features speeches given by an impressive list of historical figures.  This list includes Susan B. Anthony, Mark Antony, St. Francis of Assisi, Napoleon Bonaparte, John Calvin, Winston Churchill, Marie Curie, Danton, King Edward VIII, Jonathan Edwards, Dwight Eisenhower, Queen Elizabeth I, Mahatma Gandhi, Lou Gehrig, Patrick Henry, Adolph Hitler, Victor Hugo, Harold Ickes, Paul Keating, Helen Keller, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Pope Leo XIII, Abraham Lincoln, Huey P. Long, Martin Luther, Douglas MacArthur, Nelson Mandela, George Marshall, Golda Meir, James Monroe, Richard M. Nixon, George Patton, Pericles, Ronald Reagan, Robespierre, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, William Shakespeare, Socrates, Earl of Spencer, Mother Teresa, Harry Truman, George Washington, Woodrow Wilson, and Malcolm X.

This app could be useful in a number of educational contexts.  These speeches could help spark class discussions, inspire students, or be used to support a really salient point. 

Category: Reference - History
Useful for: Reference, inspiration, class discussion
Price: $1.99
Customer Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

 

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