Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives onstage to accept the nomination.

Hillary Clinton waves as she arrives onstage to accept the nomination.

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Hillary Clinton delivered one of the most important speeches of her political career on Thursday at the closing night of the Democratic National Convention in Philidelphia.

The Democratic nominee reached back not only to her long history in public service but also to the nation's founders highlighting her campaign's theme that the nation is "stronger together." In her speech, Clinton also took sharp aim at Republican nominee Donald Trump and his often divise rhetoric and called the presidential election a "moment of reckoning."

Here's how the DNC went down inside and outside the convention this week.

Clinton's historic nomination

Hillary Clinton celebrates among balloons after she accepted the Democratic nomination for US president.

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Chelsea introduces her mom

Chelsea Clinton waves as she introduces her mother at the DNC on Thursday night.

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“Mr. Trump, have you even read the Constitution?”

Khizr Khan speaks with an image of his son Humayun in the background. Khan is a Muslim American whose son joined the Army after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Humayun was killed during service in Iraq.

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Wednesday ... Torch passed

President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appear onstage together after his speech on the third night at the DNC.

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Full-throated support

President Barack Obama speaks on the third night of the 2016 DNC.

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The protests continue

Protesters from various organizations surround men who were burning a modified American flag along the perimeter walls of the DNC in Philadelphia.

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Tuesday ... Nominated

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addresses the DNC via a live video feed from New York.

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"Change-maker"

Former US President Bill Clinton speaks at the DNC.

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Bernie for Clinton

Former Clinton rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders, standing in the Vermont delegation with his wife Jane at his side, makes a motion to suspend the rules and nominate Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Making the case

Former US President Bill Clinton speaks at the DNC.

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Monday ... Michelle Obama's unifying moment

First Lady Michelle Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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"Don't be ridiculous"

Senator Al Franken and comedian Sarah Silverman speak at the DNC.

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Ready to move on?

A supporter of former Bernie Sanders makes his way past delegates at the DNC.

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Monday ... Bernie's supporters make their voices heard

A giant puppet of Bernie Sanders is carried as protesters march against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, ahead of the Democratic National Convention, in Philadelphia.

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They still feel the Bern

Philadelphia City Hall is seen in the background as supporters of Bernie Sanders take part in a protest march ahead of the DNC.

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Hacked emails and a resignation

Then DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaking at a rally, before the arrival of Hillary Clinton in Miami on Sunday. Schultz would later announce her resignation as head of the DNC.

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Security officials are out in force

Bomb squad officers inspect a piece of unclaimed luggage on the first day of the DNC.

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And on bikes

Police ride bicycles down Market Street toward City Hall ahead of the DNC.

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Love is in the air

Hillary Clinton campaign staffer Liz Hart (L) reacts as fellow campaign staffer Andrew Binns proposes on stage at the Wells Fargo Center the day before the DNC.

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Troubled Waters? Paul Simon warms up.

Singer Paul Simon sings during his sound check ahead of the 2016 DNC.

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And Stephen Colbert was removed from the stage

Television host Stephen Colbert tries to take a selfie as he is escorted off the stage before the DNC.

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