Annie’s DC Adventure
Part 2
Inauguration Day
 Early in the morning me
and mommy got up to
go to the Metro. Then
when we got off, we all
went to find ...
Friends we made
 The people next to
us in the crowd
shared their
handwarmers with
us. They let me
stand on their camp
sto...
The Mall on Inauguration Day
Swearing In
 We got to see
Obama sworn in.
The people in the
crowd were
screaming happily.
Some of the people
booed Bush ...
We were lucky!
 We had a good spot on the Mall.
Some people who had tickets got
stuck in the “Purple Tunnel of Doom”.
If ...
Crowd Pictures
Inauguration crowd
 Everyone in the
crowd was very
friendly. They all
wanted to see
Obama sworn in.
Millions of people
ca...
Museum time
 After we saw the
Inauguration, we went to
one of the most amazing
museums in the world:
the Smithsonian Natu...
Deserted Mall
 After everyone left
the Mall, it was
empty and full of
trash. There were
no trash cans
because the Secret
...
Crowd Confusion
 It was time to go
home. Everyone was
trying to get out of DC.
We were all stuck
trying to get into the
M...
McDonald’s Relief
 After a LONG day,
we went to
McDonald’s. The
Inauguration
parade was on the
TV there.
The day after
 We went to a
Turkish restaurant
and had delicious
food. The
restaurant is
owned by a friend
of my Granny a...
Quilts
 We saw an exhibit of
quilts for Obama. I
loved the swirly quilt.
You weren’t allowed
to take any pictures
of the ...
Chinatown
 We saw Chinatown
in DC. It was very
amazing because
we went to
Starbucks, and the
sign had Chinese
writing.
National Portrait Gallery
 In this museum,
we saw the famous
HOPE portrait of
Obama, and also
art made out of
license pla...
Family Reunion #3
 The next day, I
met 3 more great
great aunts! One
of them gave me a
presidential coin of
the 6th
presi...
Homeward Bound
 We went to the
airport. We saw a
cardboard Obama
statue. People
were taking turns
taking their picture
wi...
The ending day
 On the way home,
I played on my DS
and got a lot of use
out of it. I almost
fell asleep in the
airport wa...
Summary
 The trip was very exciting and tiring.
It was neat to see our first African-
American President sworn in.
Meetin...
The End!
To the school of CSG
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Annie's DC Adventure Part 2

  1. 1. Annie’s DC Adventure Part 2
  2. 2. Inauguration Day  Early in the morning me and mommy got up to go to the Metro. Then when we got off, we all went to find the closest jumbotron to the Capital. Then we waited and waited for more than 4 hours!
  3. 3. Friends we made  The people next to us in the crowd shared their handwarmers with us. They let me stand on their camp stool. Soon we found out that one of the people next to us was on Pushing Daisies, a TV show! We were shocked.
  4. 4. The Mall on Inauguration Day
  5. 5. Swearing In  We got to see Obama sworn in. The people in the crowd were screaming happily. Some of the people booed Bush and Cheney. My mom told me not to because it was not respectful.
  6. 6. We were lucky!  We had a good spot on the Mall. Some people who had tickets got stuck in the “Purple Tunnel of Doom”. If you wonder what that is, it’s for all the people who had purple tickets for the Inauguration. The line was so long, they did not all get in.
  7. 7. Crowd Pictures
  8. 8. Inauguration crowd  Everyone in the crowd was very friendly. They all wanted to see Obama sworn in. Millions of people came from all over the world. Everyone was wearing their best Obama clothes.
  9. 9. Museum time  After we saw the Inauguration, we went to one of the most amazing museums in the world: the Smithsonian Natural History Museum. The Smithsonians are free museums for the people of the United States. Everything in them belongs to the American people.
  10. 10. Deserted Mall  After everyone left the Mall, it was empty and full of trash. There were no trash cans because the Secret Service had taken them all away to keep people from hiding bombs.
  11. 11. Crowd Confusion  It was time to go home. Everyone was trying to get out of DC. We were all stuck trying to get into the Metro station. I almost got pushed away from my mom. Luckily some soldiers helped my mom keep me safe.
  12. 12. McDonald’s Relief  After a LONG day, we went to McDonald’s. The Inauguration parade was on the TV there.
  13. 13. The day after  We went to a Turkish restaurant and had delicious food. The restaurant is owned by a friend of my Granny and Papa, and he was happy to see us after 5 years!
  14. 14. Quilts  We saw an exhibit of quilts for Obama. I loved the swirly quilt. You weren’t allowed to take any pictures of the quilts. My mom’s friend Ellen from New Jersey went with us.
  15. 15. Chinatown  We saw Chinatown in DC. It was very amazing because we went to Starbucks, and the sign had Chinese writing.
  16. 16. National Portrait Gallery  In this museum, we saw the famous HOPE portrait of Obama, and also art made out of license plates. The license plates say the preamble to the Constitution. “we the people…”
  17. 17. Family Reunion #3  The next day, I met 3 more great great aunts! One of them gave me a presidential coin of the 6th president. My great great aunt Millie also gave me a 100 year old cat statue.
  18. 18. Homeward Bound  We went to the airport. We saw a cardboard Obama statue. People were taking turns taking their picture with him.
  19. 19. The ending day  On the way home, I played on my DS and got a lot of use out of it. I almost fell asleep in the airport waiting to change planes.
  20. 20. Summary  The trip was very exciting and tiring. It was neat to see our first African- American President sworn in. Meeting many people was very fun. Seeing DC is one of the things I will remember for the rest of my life.
  21. 21. The End! To the school of CSG

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