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President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts, not pictured, in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Sunday Jan. 20, 2013, as first lady Michelle Obama, holds the Robinson Family Bible, as daughter Malia and Sasha watch. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Doug Mills, Pool)
First Lady Rosalynn Carter wore the same dress for Jimmy’s 1977 presidential inauguration balls as she did when he was elected the the Governor of Georgia in 1971– and she got considerable flack for doing so. She was accused of failing to support American designers, but America was in an economic slump at the time and her choice was a brave and poignant reflection of that.
FREE 5-9 graphic organizer where students can take introductory notes on the inauguration and write an original version of an inauguration. The product also includes a recording sheet for students to complete when they watch Trump's Inauguration in January.