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The Inauguration of a President



The Inauguration of a President
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 6 to 8
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.85

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    swearing-in, president-elect, elect, inaugural, president, date, capital, honor, ceremony, event, capitol, held, people, other, party, almost
     content words:    White House

Other Languages
     Spanish: La toma de posesión de un presidente


The Inauguration of a President
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     Every four years, Americans elect a president. Then there is an inauguration (in-ah-gyeh-RAY-shun). This event is almost always set on January 20, but if that date is on Sunday, the ceremonies take place on January 21. It is almost like a party for the president! The event is held in Washington, D.C. That is our nation's capital. First there is a swearing-in ceremony. That is when the president-elect becomes our president. .....
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