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PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS
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Inaugural Parades


The inaugural parade, which began as a spontaneous escort for President Thomas Jefferson’s return to the White House in 1805, has developed into a formal, often lengthy procession reviewed by the president from a stand in front of the White House.





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Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Parade, 1981. White House Curator's Office
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01 : Presidential Inaugurations / Intro
02 : Inauguration Site
03 : Inauguration Day
04 : Inaugurations and Technology
05 : Inaugural Oath and Address
06 : Inaugural Balls
07 : Inaugural Parades

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