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George Washington's Inaugural Address

On April 30, 1789, George Washington took the oath as the first president of the United States. He humbly noted the power of the nations' call for him to serve as president and the shared responsibility of the president and Congress to preserve "the sacred fire of liberty."
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1912 Electoral Vote Tally
1912 Electoral Vote Tally, February 12, 1913
On February 12, 1913 the House and the Senate met in a joint session to count the votes from the 1912 presidential election.
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