On January 20th President Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. Throngs of people visited Washington D. C. to witness the event and to celebrate this historic day. After he was sworn in, he made his inaugural address to the people of the United States to restate his plans for America and to remind Americans that there is much work to be done by all of us to lift up our country. Afterwards, there was a parade, and later that night thousands of people attended balls in celebration of the new president.
Blog tamers, why do you think it was important for Barack Obama to be president?