“A More Perfect Union” by Barack Obama was delivered at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia. At that time, the Presidential campaign was still in the primary phase—the phase in which candidates inside each party compete to become the official party nominee for Presidential elections. Barack Obama’s main rival at this point was Hillary Clinton.
The audience of the speech was represented by all those who attended the speech at the Constitution Center, but also the general American and international public who had access to the speech via television, Internet platforms, and other media.
As a speech during an electoral campaign, the main target audience was represented by American voters. The speaker often talks about the American people in general, to suggest that he a...