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January 28, 2010

State of the Union

Declaring “I don’t quit,” President Obama addressed a range of issues, including the economy, foreign policy and health care, during his State of the Union address — while acknowledging the criticism he has faced in recent weeks.

In these videos, regular people respond to his speech with their own ideas, dreams and critiques.

Join the conversation here.

Warm Up Questions

1. What is the State of the Union speech?

2. What issues are most important to you?

Discussion Questions

1. Read President Obama’s speech here, did anything surprise you? Why?

2. What do you think of the president’s speech? Did he address your issues?

3. Watch the speech and write down when the people clap. Do you see a pattern? Who never stands?

Additional Resources

Read the Annotated State of the Union

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