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The White House is a symbol of the US government. It is where the US president lives.

The president works in the Oval Office. He or she might meet with world leaders here. The president also often gives speeches from this office. Americans can watch the speeches on TV. The Oval Office changes with the president. President Donald Trump changed the curtains after he took office in 2017.

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Making Connections


How is the White House different from your home? How is it similar?


Have you read other books about the White House? What new information did you learn from reading this book?


The White House is often in the news. What stories have you heard about it lately?

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