Inauguration of John Adams
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Inauguration of John Adams
Presidential Inauguration of John Adams
John Adams
DateMarch 4, 1797; 222 years ago (1797-03-04)
LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Congress Hall
ParticipantsPresident 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 United States.[1]

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

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