10TH INAUGURAL CEREMONIES

JOHN QUINCY

ADAMS

March 4, 1825

JOHN C.

CALHOUN

THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES

The Swearing-In Ceremony:

John Quincy Adams was sworn-in as the 6th President of the United States, and John C. Calhoun was sworn-in as the 7th Vice President of the United States.

Location:

House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C.

Weather:

Rainy; total rainfall was .79 inches. Estimated noon temperature of 47°F.

Bible:

According to his own version of his Inauguration, Adams took the oath upon a volume of law.

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THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES

The Swearing-In Ceremony:

John Quincy Adams was sworn-in as the 6th President of the United States, and John C. Calhoun was sworn-in as the 7th Vice President of the United States.

Location:

House of Representatives Chamber, U.S. Capitol
Washington, D.C.

Weather:

Rainy; total rainfall was .79 inches. Estimated noon temperature of 47°F.

Bible:

According to his own version of his Inauguration, Adams took the oath upon a volume of law.

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FACTS, FIRSTS, AND PRECEDENTS

Adams was the first to wear long trousers, rather than knee breeches.

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 PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE

Administered to John Quincy Adams by the Honorable John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States.

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VICE PRESIDENTIAL OATH OF OFFICE

Administered to John C. Calhoun.

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 INAUGURAL ADDRESS

President John Quincy Adams