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					                     Inauguration Day
                          Events




Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
        Inauguration Day 2009

   A very important day
        in U. S. history.
      This year we will
     inaugurate our first
       African-American
        Commander-in-
             Chief.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                          Morning Worship

          This tradition
         started with the
         Inauguration of
           Franklin D.
           Roosevelt in
              1933.


Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
      Procession to the Capitol
                                             By tradition, the
                                                  outgoing
                                              President goes
                                                  with the
                                              President-elect
                                             to the Capitol for
                                              the swearing-in
     Pres. Harding escorting Pres.-elect
    Roosevelt to the swearing-in ceremony
                                                 ceremony.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                   Vice-President’s
                 Swearing-In Ceremony
      Until 1937, the Vice-
          President was
       sworn into office in
             the Senate
              chamber.
      Now it takes place at
            the Capitol.



Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
     President’s Swearing-In
           Ceremony
                                             There have been
                                                 54 formal
                                                Presidential
                                                 Inaugural
                                                ceremonies,
                                               held in over 10
                                                 locations.

Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                   Inaugural Address
           Since Geo.
           Washington in
             1789, every
           President has
            delivered an
        Inaugural address,
            ranging from
          8,445 words to
          just 135 words.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                       Departure of the
                      Outgoing President




  Following the inaugural ceremony on the west front
      of the US Capitol, the outgoing President and
     First Lady leave the Capitol to begin their post-
                    presidential lives.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
               Inaugural Luncheon
                                             Since 1953, the
                                                 JCCIC has
                                                  hosted an
                                                luncheon at
                                              the US Capitol
                                                 for the new
                                                  President,
                                              Vice-President
                                                and guests.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                       Inaugural Parade




     In early years parades were mostly military
        escorts, by 1841, floats, citizens groups
              and bands became standard.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                      Inauguration Ball




     The first Inaugural Ball in Washington Was
        thrown for James & Dolly Madison in
       1809, at Long’s Hotel. Sometimes there
                 are as many as 14 balls.
Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed
                                 After the Balls

        Everyone goes
        home very late at
         night and starts
        the new job early
          the next day.


Teresa Reen   Jan. 2010 East Side Adult Ed

				
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