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The Evolutionary Rhetorical Presidency

Tracing the Changes in Presidential Address and Power

Ryan Lee Teten

This book is an evolutionary examination of the rhetoric of the President of the United States, from George Washington to George W. Bush. It provides a close analysis of the history and content of inaugural addresses, State of the Union addresses, presidential proclamations, and executive orders in order to trace the changes in their use and impact from their origin to the present day. Content analysis of these forms of executive address are combined with case studies and illustrations to provide a complete look at the way that – contrary to the widely held ascription to a clear «traditional» versus «modern» divide – the presidents of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries have all contributed to the rhetorical tools and powers that the current president wields in the execution of his duty. The Evolutionary Rhetorical Presidency is widely useful not only for standard governmental classes on, for example, the Presidency or on political communication, but also for courses in history, leadership studies, and rhetoric.

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INDEX A Adams, John · 16, 18, 48, 71, 73, 88, 116, 124, 125, 195 Adams, John Quincy · 23, 36, 107, 111, 116, 207 Aristotle · 20, 43 Arthur, Chester A. · 9, 36, 71, 73, 81, 87, 151, 160, 194, 196, 200, 210 authority rhetoric · 37, 38, 40, 41, 46, 70, 71-79, 81-87, 90, 102 B Beasley, Vanessa · 7, 12, 14, 34, 38, 39, 40 Buchanan, James · 36, 84, 98-100, 103, 179, 200, 209 Bush, George H.W. · 10, 55, 56, 71-73, 88, 91-93, 131, 175, 177, 178, 214 Bush, George W. · 1, 2, 5, 7, 18, 23, 27, 28, 39, 41, 52, 56, 62-64, 68, 71, 79, 84, 88, 89, 91-95, 121, 127, 138, 146, 147, 161, 163, 164, 172, 175, 177, 178, 188, 192, 215 C Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs and Jamieson, Kathleen Hall · 3, 17, 199 Carley, Kathleen · 25 Carter, Jimmy · 10, 11, 71, 91, 92, 113, 177, 178, 214 Clay, Henry · 84, 101, 108 Cleveland, Grover · 36, 55, 103, 105, 137, 146, 151, 175, 176, 179, 210 Clinton, Bill · 10, 18, 36, 52, 53, 56, 73, 78, 79, 81, 88-90, 175, 177, 178, 215 Cohen, Jeffrey · 8, 12, 19, 21 congressional address words · 35 Coolidge, Calvin · 16, 18, 55, 58, 59, 62, 71, 78, 84, 103, 157, 178, 181, 183, 195, 212 Cunliffe, Marcus · 3 D Declaration of Independence · 42, 45, 46 directive rhetoric · 37, 38, 46, 87-95, 97- 102 Dorsey, Leroy · 7, 13, 32, 40 E Edwards, George C. and Wayne, Stephen J. · 9 Eisenhower, Dwight · 8, 36, 71,...

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