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Inauguration 2009

Inauguration 2009

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January 20, 2009 is Inauguration Day

MPT Coverage:
Presidential Inauguration, January 20, 11 am - 2 pm
State Circle, Fridays at 7:30 pm
State of the State, January 29, noon - 1 pm


District of Columbia's 2009 Presidential Inauguration Website

Presidential Inaugural Gala 2009 2009 Inauguration Events

Barack Obama and Joseph Biden Website


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Lesson Plans

I Do Solemnly Swear: Presidential Inaugurations -- In this unit of five lessons, from EDSITEment, students reflect on what the Presidential inauguration has become and what it has been in the past.

Inauguration 2001 - The Inauguration and the Media -- Students will read, review, and write about the presidential inauguration as it appears in the media.

Inauguration 2001 - The Inauguration and the Constitution -- Students will investigate how the Constitution outlines the basis for the presidential inauguration.

Inaugurations -- Feature, Learning Page -- profiles Presidential inaugurations of the past using primary sources from the American Memory historicalcollections of the Library of Congress. Through images, film, and personal recollections users can view the pomp and circumstance of Inaugurations.

Presidential Inaugurations: A Capital Parade on a Cold Winter's Day -- This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to U.S. presidential inaugurations, and presents information about and discussion questions regarding inaugurations through history.

Inauguration 2001 - Steps in Selecting A President -- Students use a flowchart to understand the process of electing the president and vice-president.

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