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John Adams Took Office - March 4, 1797 Left Office - March 4, 1801 The second president, federalist party. His vice president was Thomas Jefferson.


Thomas Jefferson rose to prominence in Virginia politics, supported the revolutionary movement, served in both Continental Congresses, and was a major drafter of the Declaration of Independence. Became Governor of Virginia in 1779 and later succeeded Franklin as U.S. Minister to France. His sympathies were with the Revolutionary French. In 1790, Thomas Jefferson was appointed President Washington’s Secretary of State.


“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams


Tomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was a lawyer and politician from New Castle, Delaware, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the American Revolution, he was a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he signed the Declaration of Independence and served as a President of Congress. He was at various times a member of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican Parties, who served as President of Delaware, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, and Governor of Pennsylvania.