Inauguration Day 2009 Schedule 8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Gates open for ticketed attendees -- if you have tickets, it will be wise to arrive very early as crowds will be huge and security heavy. 10:00 a.m. Preliminary festivities begin, including music by The United States Marine Band, The San Francisco Boys Chorus, and the San Francisco Girls Chorus. 11:00 a.m. Live internet broadcast of the inauguration begins at the Presidential Inaugural Committee Web Site. 11:30 a.m. If you have tickets to the Inauguration ceremony, you must have passed through security by this time. 12:00 p.m. As specified by the U.S. Constitution (20th Amendment), presidential terms of office begin and end at 12:00 noon on January 20. Barack Obama will take the oath of office, which is this simple, 35-word, statement: 12:05 p.m. (aprox) (aprox) President Barack Obama will give his inaugural address, speaking to the nation and world for the first time as President of the United States 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. Inaugural Luncheon. 2:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Parade down Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House Evening Evening There are many inaugural balls held around Washington, DC. Some will be hosted by President Obama, others are just parties.
Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. On August 4, 1961. He is married to Michelle Obama, and has two daughters with her, Malia Ann Obama and Natasha Obama, He attended Columbia University(1983) and Harvard Law School(1991). Barack Obama was elected on November 4, 2008. Obama is the first American president of African descent. Oath of office is required by the U.S constitution. The swearing-in ceremonies took place at the West Front of the Capitol. Ceremonies began at 10:00 a.m. on January 20, 2009.
1.Commander-in-Chief’s- Ball. 2.Neighborhood Inaugural Ball. 3.President Obama Home States Ball. 4.Western Ball. 5.Vice President Biden Home States Ball. 6.Mid-Atlantic Ball. 7.Midwestern Ball. 8.Youth Ball. 9.Southern Ball. 10.Eastern Ball.
Barack Obama, in my opinion has been the best President of the United States so far. He wants to change this country and make it a better place for everyone. And hopefully his plans for our future really do make a difference.