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The first inauguration of Thomas Jefferson took place on March 4, 1801. Jefferson was sworn-in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall. Jefferson became the third President of the United States.

It was the first presidential inauguration held in the United States's capitol, Washington, D.C. It was the beginning of Jefferson's first term as president and Aaron Burr as Vice President.


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