- To learn about the importance of the inaugural speech
- Inaugurations in times of peril, what makes a good president great?
- In the moment – to set the mood! Watch video.
- The Speech on video with the text!
- Sideshow of the day
- What did Jill Biden say on Operah
- Watch Aretha Franklin “my contry tis of thee
- Find the lyrics here.
- The story behind the song
- Watch this video from New York Times
- Read: Top 5 inaugural speeches, the most memorable lines (all the speeches here)
- Look at how the preparations are made.
- Time line of presidents
- Listen to more speeches here.
- Count down all the presidents, from 1789.
- Obama the politician
- Obama the modern day Lincoln?
- Time for fun – play this game: Road to the Capitol
- And run for president!
- Read this article: Talk about race? Relax it’s okay
- Listen to Obama’s speech on race
- Listen to the voice of the pepple
- What is change?
- State by state guide to the Usa
- Write a critical essay comparing Lincoln and Obama
- What will Obama address in his inaugural speech? Write on your blog
- Make a Glogster with the 5 top inaugural speeches