This Assignment is designed to be a Persuasive speech as well. In this speech you are to combine your personal opinion with outside research to once again advocate a point of view on this topic. 1. Students are to present a short speech on the topic of: “The problem with the younger generation today.” People have been making this speech for thousands of years, as citizens of any given society express concern that the new generation does not measure up to the older generation. No research is required for this speech, although if you find interesting data you want to include, feel free to do so. Students can approach this topic in a serious or light-hearted way. I would like it to be serious.