Inauguration of John Adams

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Presidential Inauguration of John Adams
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John Adams
Date March 4, 1797; 220 years ago (1797-03-04)
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Congress Hall
Participants President John Adams
Vice President Thomas Jefferson

The inauguration of John Adams as the second President of the United States was held on Saturday, March 4, 1797, in the House of Representatives Chamber of Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The inauguration marked the commencement of the only four-year term of John Adams as President and of Thomas Jefferson as Vice President. The presidential oath of office was administered to John Adams by Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth. Adams was the first president to receive the oath of office from a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.[1]

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  1. ^ "The 3rd Presidential Inauguration, John Adams, March 04, 1797". U.S. Senate. Retrieved January 5, 2017. 

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