Not nearly as many Americans are as excited about President Barack Obama’s second term swearing-in ceremony, The Christian Post reported on Wednesday, Jan. 9, but there is some excitement. The Christian Post Wednesday, Jan. 9 article provides information on how to get tickets to the swearing-in and what the public can expect from President Obama’s second swearing-in ceremony.
On Wednesday, Jan. 8 the Washingtonian Blog posted "The Secret Service's Dos and Don’ts for Inauguration Day". "The Secret Service Dos and Don’ts” contains a specific security plan for the inaugural activities spanning Sunday, Jan. 20 and Monday Jan. 21, 2013.
Whether or not you are attending the second swearing-in of President Obama, families can brush up on their presidential history in honor of Inauguration Day with many free online teaching resources, worksheets, written presidential inaugural addresses, and the history of presidential inaugurations.
Inauguration Day generally falls on Jan. 20 each year, but because Jan. 20, 2013 falls on a Sunday, President Barack Obama will be sworn for his second term on Monday, Jan. 21, which also happens to be Martin Luther King Day.
Martin Luther King Day always falls on the third Monday of January, which usually around the actual date of Dr. King’s actual birthday, Jan. 15, 1929.
Links to free teaching and learning opportunities about Inauguration Day:
- History of each Presidential Inauguration
- 10 interesting things you should know about Inauguration Day
- Inaugural addresses from George Washington to Barack Obama
- 10 websites from the NEA with Inauguration Day teaching and learning opportunities
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