Barack Obama Inauguration Day
Watch Barack Obama Inauguration
The presidential inauguration is the official day that the President of the United States is sworn into office. The purpose of this inauguration is to honor the incoming president with formal ceremonies, including: a Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony, an Inaugural Address, and an Inaugural Parade.
“I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of the President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
Here’s the video from the Obama inauguration, including the presidential swearing in and Obama’s inaugural address. Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America and the the first African American to hold the office. It is reported that more than 1 million people filled up the National Mall and along the Pennsylvania Avenue to witness the ceremony.