Mr Obama Goes to Washington PEN 2943

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This presentation details President- elect Barack Obama's historic whistle- stop train trip to Inaugural ceremonies, in Washington, D. C.

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Title: Mr. Obama Goes To Washington By C Bohannon-Brown PEN # 2943 Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication is prohibited. © Peach e~Books January 19, 2009

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President-elect Barack Obama began his whistle-stop train ride to Washington, D.C., with a speech in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Then, his train traveled to Wilmington, Delaware on its way to the nation’s capital.

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Huge crowds of supporters awaited the arrival of Barack Obama’s train along the route.

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The President-elect’s train passed through Claymont, Delaware and made a stop in Wilmington to greet throngs of people.

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Vice President-elect Joseph Biden greeted President-elect Obama in Wilmington.

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Barack Obama spoke to thousands of people who had waited for hours, in the cold weather, to see him.

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Later, the Obamas and the Bidens began their historic trip to Washington in the District of Columbia.

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Before arriving in Washington, D.C., Mr. Obama spoke to supporters at War Memorial Plaza, in Baltimore, Maryland.

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After several hours aboard the train, President-elect Obama and his family arrived in Washington, D.C.

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During the next day, a special concert was held, at the Lincoln Memorial, for the Obamas and the Bidens.

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Numerous movie and recording stars shared the stage to honor the celebrated families.

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The “We Are One” concert brought people of many different ethnic backgrounds together, as they shared a part in this historical event.

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The Obama’s daughters, Sasha and Malia, enjoyed seeing the stars on stage.

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After the concert, President-elect Obama shared his hopes for America and expressed that “anything is possible”.

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On that Saturday in January, many people enjoyed the concert and the speech, as Inaugural celebrations began across Washington, D.C.

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Obamas and Bidens (cover) http://wallpapers123.blogspot.com/2009/01/barack-obamas-inaugural-train-ride.html Barack Obama Pictures (pages 1 through 9 and pages 12-13) http://www.cbsnews.com Crowd in Wilmington http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Whistle-Stop-Tour-Washington/ss/events/pl/011709obamatrain#photoViewer=/090118/photos_wl_afp/848e8a37a780432a5179a0a5f82c5c24 President-elect Obama arrival in Washington, D.C. http://www.france24.com/en/20090118-bearing-hopes-nation-obama-arrives-washington http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Whistle-Stop-Tour-Washington/ss/events/pl/011709obamatrain#photoViewer=/090118/480/5339feed3a53421ea808d268bf956eec President-elect Obama (at Lincoln Memorial)/ Concert http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27721638/vp/28722274#28722274 More Concert Photos/Sasha and Malia http://brownsista.com/we-are-one-concert-for-barack-obama/ Mall Photo of “We Are One” concert http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99539227

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Obamas and Bidens in Baltimore, Maryland http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Whistle-Stop-Tour-Washington/ss/events/pl/011709obamatrain#photoViewer=/090118/photos_wl_afp/a83a786d1ca28262f2fd808169ad7a4c http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Whistle-Stop-Tour-Washington/ss/events/pl/011709obamatrain#photoViewer=/090118/photos_wl_afp/7729096bf6a4aa0ac45f36a5b74e9623 http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Whistle-Stop-Tour-Washington/ss/events/pl/011709obamatrain#photoViewer=/090118/ids_photos_ts/r1445452431.jpg

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