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From Suffragettes To Iraq Die-Ins: A Brief History Of Mass Protests At Presidential Inaugurations

Suffragette "pilgrims" arrive in Washington from NY for march ahead of Woodrow Wilson's inauguration Woodrow Wilson in 1913. (<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:March_1913_of_Rosalie_Jones_160054v.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>)


Labor lawyer and activist Inez Milholland leads the Women's Suffrage Parade. (<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woman_suffrage_parade_of_1913#/media/File:Inez_Milholland_1913_two.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>)


A crowd watches the suffrage parade along Pennsylvania Avenue before Wilson's first inauguration. (<a href="https://www.loc.gov/item/ggb2005011510/">Library of Congress</a>)



Many of the signs at Bush's first inauguration referenced the stolen election. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/1317043">Hulton Archive</a>/Getty Images)


Protesters burn an American flag at the first inauguration of George Bush. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/1317037">Hulton Archive</a>/Getty Images)


Signs mocking George Bush's family ties at first inauguration. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/1317041">Hulton Archive</a>/Getty Images)



"Die-in" at second Bush inauguration. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/52039762 ">Barbara L. Salisbury</a>/Getty Images)


Protests at Bush inauguration, 2005. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/52039680">Mario Tama</a>/Getty Images)


Protestors in Washington for second inauguration of George W. Bush. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/52039559">Matthew Cavanaugh</a>/Getty Images)


Holdings signs protesting the Bush administration's anti-abortion and anti-civil liberties policies during rally at Bush's second inauguration. (<a href="http://www.gettyimages.com/license/52039327">Hulton Archive</a>/Getty Images)