Clinton proclaimed that "progress is possible" as she became the first woman to accept her party's nomination for president. And she recognised the historic nature of the moment: "When there are no ceilings, the sky is the limit".
For many of them, she made them more suspicious, tossing out soaring progressive language that simply doesn't match the reality of who she is.
Wall Street, corporations and the super-rich are going to start paying their fair share of taxes, she said.
Clinton mentioned several types of Americans who work to "fix it together" such as police officers, implying that Trump ignored the crucial role they play in fixing our country's problems.
Mrs Clinton promised to be a president for not just Democratic party supporters, but also for Republicans and independents, some of whom have lent their support to her on the podium despite being from rival parties. She also carefully explained why a man with the incompetence, anger, and dishonesty of Donald Trump isn't fit to lead the way forward.
In an hour-long address, she laid out an optimistic plan to improve the United States economy, stressing that "my primary mission as president will be to create more opportunity and more good jobs with rising wages".
When asked why he would be voting for Donald Trump, one protester noted that, as he spent "time talking to Trump supporters, we agree on a lot of the major issues that we're facing in this country".
Very average! Moments later, Trump reiterated his view that Clinton's speech was solidly mediocre.
"Let's look to the future with courage and confidence", she said. "They say "we can fix it together". I want you to know, I've heard you. Trump has seen a boost in his poll numbers after the Republican convention in Cleveland, and many are beginning to see him as an increasingly realistic threat. Well, you know, a great Democratic president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt came up with the flawless rebuke to Donald more than 80 years ago in a much more perilous time: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself".
On day-four and the final night of the DNC revealed why Americans should sit up straight in their seats and take in the last two weeks of what messages was conveyed by each party committee.