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Oath of office history

Where did George Washington take the oath of office as the first president of the United States?

A. On Wall Street in New York
B. At Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
C. Congress Hall in Philadelphia
D. The Mount Vernon Estate in Virginia

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Answer: A, On Wall Street in New York

 "On April 30, 1789, George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, took his oath of office as the first President of the United States." Learn more.

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Nov 17, 2016 at 1:24 PM


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