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George Washington's First Inaugural Speech (1789) and Resource Materials

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This document includes images of George Washington's First Inaugural Speech in 1789.


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Examine the plans put into place for the inauguration of the first U.S. President, which included a public oath of office and an inaugural address presented in the Senate Chamber. Read George Washington’s first inaugural speech.


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