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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester—2022
Aug 16, 2022
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RHET 311 - U.S. Public Address I: 1620-1865
History and criticism of American speeches and rhetorical texts. The course examines a broad range of historical and rhetorical factors that influenced the creation and reception of speeches from the colonial period through the end of the Civil War, focusing not only on the political, religious, legal, and social exigencies to which speeches responded but also on the place of those rhetorical texts in U.S. public controversies.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar

Humanities, Non-Languages Division
Rhetoric Department

Course Attributes:
American Studies, G1, G4

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