US presidential inaugural address texts, and metadata (for the corpus), from 1789 to present.

data_corpus_inaugural

Format

a corpus object with the following docvars:

  • Year a four-digit integer year

  • President character; President's last name

  • FirstName character; President's first name (and possibly middle initial)

Source

https://archive.org/details/Inaugural-Address-Corpus-1789-2009 and http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/inaugurals.php.

Details

data_corpus_inaugural is the quanteda-package corpus object of US presidents' inaugural addresses since 1789. Document variables contain the year of the address and the last name of the president.

Examples

# some operations on the inaugural corpus summary(data_corpus_inaugural)
#> Corpus consisting of 58 documents, showing 58 documents: #> #> Text Types Tokens Sentences Year President FirstName #> 1789-Washington 625 1537 23 1789 Washington George #> 1793-Washington 96 147 4 1793 Washington George #> 1797-Adams 826 2577 37 1797 Adams John #> 1801-Jefferson 717 1923 41 1801 Jefferson Thomas #> 1805-Jefferson 804 2380 45 1805 Jefferson Thomas #> 1809-Madison 535 1261 21 1809 Madison James #> 1813-Madison 541 1302 33 1813 Madison James #> 1817-Monroe 1040 3677 121 1817 Monroe James #> 1821-Monroe 1259 4886 131 1821 Monroe James #> 1825-Adams 1003 3147 74 1825 Adams John Quincy #> 1829-Jackson 517 1208 25 1829 Jackson Andrew #> 1833-Jackson 499 1267 29 1833 Jackson Andrew #> 1837-VanBuren 1315 4158 95 1837 Van Buren Martin #> 1841-Harrison 1898 9123 210 1841 Harrison William Henry #> 1845-Polk 1334 5186 153 1845 Polk James Knox #> 1849-Taylor 496 1178 22 1849 Taylor Zachary #> 1853-Pierce 1165 3636 104 1853 Pierce Franklin #> 1857-Buchanan 945 3083 89 1857 Buchanan James #> 1861-Lincoln 1075 3999 135 1861 Lincoln Abraham #> 1865-Lincoln 360 775 26 1865 Lincoln Abraham #> 1869-Grant 485 1229 40 1869 Grant Ulysses S. #> 1873-Grant 552 1472 43 1873 Grant Ulysses S. #> 1877-Hayes 831 2707 59 1877 Hayes Rutherford B. #> 1881-Garfield 1021 3209 111 1881 Garfield James A. #> 1885-Cleveland 676 1816 44 1885 Cleveland Grover #> 1889-Harrison 1352 4721 157 1889 Harrison Benjamin #> 1893-Cleveland 821 2125 58 1893 Cleveland Grover #> 1897-McKinley 1232 4353 130 1897 McKinley William #> 1901-McKinley 854 2437 100 1901 McKinley William #> 1905-Roosevelt 404 1079 33 1905 Roosevelt Theodore #> 1909-Taft 1437 5821 158 1909 Taft William Howard #> 1913-Wilson 658 1882 68 1913 Wilson Woodrow #> 1917-Wilson 549 1652 59 1917 Wilson Woodrow #> 1921-Harding 1169 3719 148 1921 Harding Warren G. #> 1925-Coolidge 1220 4440 196 1925 Coolidge Calvin #> 1929-Hoover 1090 3860 158 1929 Hoover Herbert #> 1933-Roosevelt 743 2057 85 1933 Roosevelt Franklin D. #> 1937-Roosevelt 725 1989 96 1937 Roosevelt Franklin D. #> 1941-Roosevelt 526 1519 68 1941 Roosevelt Franklin D. #> 1945-Roosevelt 275 633 27 1945 Roosevelt Franklin D. #> 1949-Truman 781 2504 116 1949 Truman Harry S. #> 1953-Eisenhower 900 2743 119 1953 Eisenhower Dwight D. #> 1957-Eisenhower 621 1907 92 1957 Eisenhower Dwight D. #> 1961-Kennedy 566 1541 52 1961 Kennedy John F. #> 1965-Johnson 568 1710 93 1965 Johnson Lyndon Baines #> 1969-Nixon 743 2416 103 1969 Nixon Richard Milhous #> 1973-Nixon 544 1995 68 1973 Nixon Richard Milhous #> 1977-Carter 527 1369 52 1977 Carter Jimmy #> 1981-Reagan 902 2780 129 1981 Reagan Ronald #> 1985-Reagan 925 2909 123 1985 Reagan Ronald #> 1989-Bush 795 2673 141 1989 Bush George #> 1993-Clinton 642 1833 81 1993 Clinton Bill #> 1997-Clinton 773 2436 111 1997 Clinton Bill #> 2001-Bush 621 1806 97 2001 Bush George W. #> 2005-Bush 772 2312 99 2005 Bush George W. #> 2009-Obama 938 2689 110 2009 Obama Barack #> 2013-Obama 814 2317 88 2013 Obama Barack #> 2017-Trump 582 1660 88 2017 Trump Donald J. #> Party #> none #> none #> Federalist #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic-Republican #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Whig #> Whig #> Whig #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Republican #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Republican #> Republican #> Democratic #> Democratic #> Republican #>
head(docvars(data_corpus_inaugural), 10)
#> Year President FirstName Party #> 1 1789 Washington George none #> 2 1793 Washington George none #> 3 1797 Adams John Federalist #> 4 1801 Jefferson Thomas Democratic-Republican #> 5 1805 Jefferson Thomas Democratic-Republican #> 6 1809 Madison James Democratic-Republican #> 7 1813 Madison James Democratic-Republican #> 8 1817 Monroe James Democratic-Republican #> 9 1821 Monroe James Democratic-Republican #> 10 1825 Adams John Quincy Democratic-Republican