First inauguration of James Monroe

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First Presidential Inauguration of James Monroe
Date March 4, 1817; 197 years ago (1817-03-04)
Location Washington, D.C.
Old Brick Capitol
Participants James Monroe

The first inauguration of James Monroe as the fifth President of the United States was held on Tuesday, March 4, 1817, in front of the Old Brick Capitol, where the Supreme Court building now stands. The inauguration marked the commencement of the first four-year term of James Monroe as President and Daniel D. Tompkins as Vice President. The Chief Justice, John Marshall administered the oath of office.[1]

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  1. ^ "President James Monroe, 1817". Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2009-01-23. 

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