Inauguration of John Adams

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Presidential Inauguration of John Adams
John Adams
Date March 4, 1797; 225 years ago (1797-03-04)
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Congress Hall
Participants John Adams

The inauguration of John Adams as the second President of the United States took place on Saturday, March 4, 1797. The inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of John Adams as President and Thomas Jefferson as Vice President. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Oliver Ellsworth swore him in. The oath of office was administered in the House of Representatives Chamber of Congress Hall in Philadelphia. This was the first inaugural oath administered by a Chief Justice of the United States.[1]

See also


  1. "Inauguration of President John Adams, 1797". Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2009-01-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>


  • Papers of John Adams by: Adams, John, 1735–1826, Taylor, Robert Joseph

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