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The following resources were gathered and shared with teachers and students during a live virtual Inauguration Celebration on January 20, 2021, hosted by our collaborations at the National Council for History Education.
American PanoramaThe Executive Abroad MapWhere will the Biden-Harris administration focus their foreign policy initiatives first?
Other helpful linksNational Park ServiceGo Virtual - Presidential Inauguration (US National Park Service)
Delaware Humane AssociationIndoguration of Major Biden - the White House Rescue Dog
NatGeo KidsTalking to kids about the inauguration
National Constitution CenterWhat happens on Inauguration Day
Amanda Gorman, poet laureateAmanda Gorman Captures the Moment in “The Hill We Climb”Amanda Gorman is the Youngest Inaugural Poet in US History
The Hill We Climb - Inauguration poem performed 1/20/21 at U.S. CapitolVideo and transcript from CSPAN and the Baltimore Sun Lesson plan from PBS Newshour
National Archives Presidential websites archived (Clinton, GW Bush, Obama, Trump
Library of CongressI Do Solemnly Swear - virtual exhibitInauguration of George Washington - Pennsylvania Sen. William Maclay's diaries,