2009 Inauguration

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                    F. Matthews
               Abney Elementary
   Who attends the inauguration?
President-Elect Obama
Vice-President-Elect Biden
Chief Justice John Roberts
President George W. Bush
Members of the JCCIC
(Joint Congressional Committee of Inaugural Ceremonies)

American People
    Who speaks at the Inauguration?
• Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks
  The Honorable Dianne Feinstein
• Invocation
  Dr. Rick Warren, Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, CA
• Musical Selection - Aretha Franklin
• Oath of Office Administered to Vice President-elect
  Joseph R. Biden, Jr. By Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
  The Honorable John Paul Stevens
• Musical Selection, John Williams; Itzhak Perlman, Violin; Yo-
  Yo Ma, Cello; Gabriela Montero, Piano; Anthony McGill, Clarinet
Oath of Office Administered to President-elect Barack H.
Obama; By the Chief Justice of the United States; The Honorable John G.
Roberts, Jr.
Inaugural Address
The President of the United States, The Honorable Barack H.
Poem - Elizabeth Alexander
Benediction - The Reverend Dr. Joseph E. Lowery
The National Anthem
The United States Navy Band "Sea Chanters"
 When is the Inauguration?

        • January 20th
• Before 12:00 PM Noon EST
Where does the Inauguration take

• The Swearing-in ceremony
  takes place on the West Front
  of the U.S. Capitol in
  Washington, D.C.
    What is an Inauguration?

• The swearing in of the new
  President of the United States.
What events take place during
inauguration?         http://inaugural.senate.gov/history/daysevents/index.cfm

          • Morning Worship Service
           • Procession to the Capitol
   • Vice President’s Swearing-In Ceremony
      • President’s Swearing-In Ceremony
              • Inaugural Address
     • Departure of the Outgoing President
             • Inaugural Luncheon
               • Inaugural Parade
                 • Inaugural Ball
Why is this Inauguration important?
• Obama will be the first
  African-American President in
  the United States.
Why must the President-Elect take
           an Oath?

 • It is written in the Constitution
    Written in the Constitution.
 Why does the media televise the

So that people all over the world
 can see it.
 How is the President sworn in?

When the president is sworn in he
 puts his left hand on the Bible
 and raises his right hand. The
 Chief Justice gives the oath of
 office to the new president.