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dc.contributor.advisorLevy, Dena
dc.contributor.authorRussell, Jamie
dc.date.accessioned2021-09-08T14:16:32Z
dc.date.available2021-09-08T14:16:32Z
dc.date.issued5/16/2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12648/6689
dc.description.abstractThis essay aims to show how American presidential Inaugural Addresses change throughout presidencies, and analyzes whether or not those changes are indicative of an evolution throughout the presidency itself. Within this research, an analysis will be done on the Inaugural Addresses for the first and second terms of both President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. This study discusses possible reasons why changes may occur from the first term of a presidency to the second term, and, if there are indeed noticeable changes, what those changes could mean on a larger scale. Possible changes that could be seen include the topics mentioned, the tone in which they are mentioned, and how willing they are to discuss partisan and controversial ideas. This analysis will be done through a content analysis of each Inaugural Address for the above presidents, looking for mentions of religion, country, unity, economy, and war. The hypothesis behind this research is that the Inaugural Address of a first term president will be more likely to contain content aimed at attracting votes for the next election, while the Inaugural Address of a second term president will likely have more insight into the personal views of the president, as they are no longer trying to attract new votes.
dc.subjectUnited States Presidents
dc.subjectInaugural Address
dc.subjectContent Analysis
dc.subjectGeorge W. Bush
dc.subjectBarack Obama
dc.titleContent Analysis of Presidential Speeches: Term to Term Changes
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refterms.dateFOA2021-09-08T14:16:32Z
dc.description.institutionSUNY Brockport
dc.description.departmentPolitical Science & International Studies
dc.source.statuspublished
dc.description.publicationtitleSenior Honors Theses
dc.contributor.organizationThe College at Brockport
dc.languate.isoen_US


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