The first Vice President of the United States ever


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Who was the first Vice President of the United States?

John Adams was the first Vice President of the United States, and he served under the first President of the United States, George Washington. Adams and Washington were political allies and agreed on most things politically however, Adams was not considered to be Washington’s ‘Running Mate.’ John Adams held the office of the first Vice President of the United States from 1789 – 1797.

John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 and he died on July 4, 1826. He was one of only three Vice Presidents that died on the Fourth of July. The others were Jefferson, who served as the second Vice President of the United States, and Hamlin.

Before his term in office, John Adams was mostly known for being a huge believer and fighter for American independence, yet he still stood up for the British soldiers that were being accused of the Boston Massacre in 1775. The next year, in 1776, he was one of the creators and signers of The Declaration of Independence. In 1797, Adams became the second President of the United States and is one of five Vice Presidents that have been elected to office on their own. Of those five, he is the first.


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The first Vice President of the United States ever

The first Vice President of the United States ever

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