6 Powerful Quotes from Past Inaugural Addresses. Hi, Shmoopers, The inauguration ceremony for President-elect Trump goes down on Friday.
There's plenty of buzz about it, but here at Shmoop, we're mostly curious about how the speech will go down. (We're hoping Trump's team took our course on the subject.) Throughout history, there have been some forgettable inaugural addresses, but there have also been some that are still being quoted to this day. Let's take a look.
Once upon a time, in a hotel called Watergate, a few amateur room-buggers left a trail of breadcrumbs that led from the hotel to President Richard Nixon, which then led to his resignation. Not a bad collection of one-liners, eh? Mr Trump, the President-Elect ⋆ WebEnglish.se. About This theme page presents lesson plans and materials to learn about the new President of the USA, Donald Trump, following him from the election day into the first weeks of his presidency.
Background A 9-hour news programme from the election night What went wrong? – YouTube (1:57) the press and everyone else missed the Donald Trump movement. Listening Reading. 16 year old Xiuhtezcatl Martinez addresses Presidential candidates. Michelle Obamas speech in New Hampshire. Donald Trump INFURIATED After Michelle Obama Puts Him On BLAST For His Behavior (VIDEO) – Realtime Politics. Don’t mess with Michelle Obama!
FLOTUS appeared at a Philadelphia rally Wednesday morning, where she pummeled Donald Trump over his awful debate performance Monday night. The First Lady railed against Trump for his refusal to apologize for his claims that President Obama was not born in the U.S., a lie that Hillary Clinton attacked him for on Monday. Mrs. Obama said, “They (the questions) were deliberately designed to undermine his presidency and cannot be blamed on others or swept under the rug by an insincere sentence uttered at a press conference. I think Barack has answered these questions with the example he’s set and the dignity he’s shown by going high when they go low.” Obama continued, “A president can’t just pop off or lash out irrationally. Trump is now fighting back against the attacks, sending out a statement that says, “While our campaign outlines big changes and bold solutions to make your life better, the Clinton campaign focuses only on small and petty distractions.
Michelle Obama on Donald Trump: Watch the Full Speech - Motto. First Lady Michelle Obama delivered an impassioned, searing response on Thursday to Donald Trump’s comments about women that surfaced in a leaked 2005 Access Hollywood tape.
“I have to tell you that I can’t stop thinking about this. It has shaken me to my core in a way that I couldn’t have predicted,” she said. “It is cruel. It’s frightening. And the truth is, it hurts. Watch her full speech above, and read the transcript here. AJ+ - Journal. American President Election - Google Slides. US Presidential Election ⋆ Intermediate, Themes. Background 2016 presidential candidates Basic details of each candidate’s backgroundWhere the Candidates Stand on 2016’s Biggest IssuesWhat happens when … and how The important dates, Feb-Nov, listed and explained2016 Primary Results and Calendar Quickview of the results so far by NYTimes Warm-up What do kids want in a president?
(1:20) Kids talk about what kind of person they think the next president should be like. “Slow Jam the News” with President Obama (7:05) Jimmy Fallon and President Obama slow jam the news, discussing Obama’s legacy, accomplishments and thoughts on the 2016 election.44 Presidents A rap song made after Obama became presidentCouch Commander (4:45) What will Obama do after his presidency? Vocabulary Lesson Plans Reading. Native Americans plan to make history in the US election. Image copyright WatchCut More Native Americans are participating in the 2016 election than ever before.
Eight indigenous candidates are running for Congress, up from two in 2014. Over 90 are running for state legislatures, again exceeding previous years. Hillary Clinton ran campaign ads in Navajo and met with tribal leaders in Iowa, Washington, Arizona and California during the presidential primaries. Bernie Sanders met with 90 leaders in total, a political record. "This is the best campaign ever in Indian Country," says Nicole Willis, member of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla and former advisor to Bernie Sanders. Native Americans, who make up approximately 1.7% of the US population, are unlikely to determine a presidential election. But they do play an important role in shaping local politics and swinging votes for seats in Congress. Native American demographics Source: National Congress of American Indians "Montana is one of the most important states," he says.
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