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Introduction



Timeline:

1780s

1790s

1800's

1810's

1820's

1830's

1840's

1841:

  • March 4: Martin Van Buren would be sworn in as the 12th President of the United States. Nobody would be sworn in as the Vice-President.

1842:

  • August 20: Charles F. Adams Sr would be sworn in as the acting Vice-President of the United States.

1845:

  • March 4: Henry Clay would be sworn in as the 13th President of the United States while Theodore Frelinghuysen would be sworn in the 12th Vice-President of the United States.

1849:

  • March 4: Lewis Cass would be sworn in as the 14th President of the United States while William O. Butler would be sworn in the 13th Vice-President of the United States.

1850's

1852:

  • March 4: Winfield Scott would be sworn in as the 15th President of the United States while William A. Graham would be sworn in the 14th Vice-President of the United States.

1856:

  • March 4: John C. Fremont would be sworn in as the 16th President of the United States while William L. Dayton would be sworn in the 15th Vice-President of the United States.

1860's

1861:

  • March 4: John C. Breckinridge would be sworn in as the 17th President of the United States while William A. Graham would be sworn in the 16th Vice-President of the United States.

1865:

  • March 4: Abraham Lincoln would be sworn in as the 18th President of the United States while Andrew Johnson would be sworn in the 17th Vice-President of the United States.

1869:

  • March 4: Abraham Lincoln would be re-sworn in as the 18th President of the United States while Hannibal Hamlin would be sworn in the 18th Vice-President of the United States, making Lincoln the first President since Charles C. Pinckney to serve two terms as President and the first President to have served w/ two VP's.

1870's

1873:

  • March 4: Horatio Seymour would be sworn in as the 19th President of the United States while Francis Preston Blair Jr would be sworn in the 19th Vice-President of the United States.

1877:

  • March 4: Samuel L. Tilden would be sworn in as the 20th President of the United States while Thomas A. Hendricks would be sworn in the 20th Vice-President of the United States.

1880's

1881:

  • March 4: Winfield S. Hancock would be sworn in as the 21st President of the United States while William H. English would be sworn in the 21st Vice-President of the United States.

1885:

  • March 4: James G. Blaine would be sworn in as the 22nd President of the United States while John A. Logan would be sworn in the 22nd Vice-President of the United States.

1889:

  • March 4: Grover Cleveland would be sworn in as the 23rd President of the United States while Allen G. Thurman would be sworn in the 23rd Vice-President of the United States.

1890's

1893:

  • March 4: Benjamin Harrison would be sworn in as the 24th President of the United States while Whitelaw Reid would be sworn in the 24th Vice-President of the United States.

1897:

  • March 4: William Jennings Bryan would be sworn in as the 25th President of the United States while Arthur Sewall would be sworn in the 25th Vice-President of the United States.

1900's

1900:

  • September 5: Vice-President Arthur Sewall would pass away due to apoplexy, with his wife and Second Lady of the United States, Emma Duncan Crocker, breaking the news to the nation and the President. President Bryan, on the spot, would announce he would not have a VP until after the election, to which Adlai E. Stevenson I would fill the spot should they win in 1900.

1901:

  • March 4: William Jennings Bryan would be re-sworn in as the 25th President of the United States while Adlai E. Stevenson I would be sworn in the 26th Vice-President of the United States, making Bryan the first President since Charles C. Pinckney to serve two terms as President and the first President to have served w/ two VP's since Lincoln

1905:

  • March 4: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, or Mark Twain, would be sworn in as the 26th President of the United States while Theodore Roosevelt would be sworn in the 27th Vice-President of the United States.

1909:

  • March 4: Samuel Langhorne Clemens, or Mark Twain, would be re-sworn in as the 26th President of the United States while Theodore Roosevelt would be sworn in the 27th Vice-President of the United States

1910's

1913:

  • March 4: Theodore Roosevelt would be sworn in as the 27th President of the United States while Hiram Johnson would be sworn in the 28th Vice-President of the United States

1917:

  • March 4: Charles Evans Hughes would be sworn in as the 28th President of the United States while Charles W. Fairbanks would be sworn in the 29th Vice-President of the United States

1920's

1921:

  • March 4: James M. Cox would be sworn in as the 29th President of the United States while Franklin D. Roosevelt would be sworn in the 30th Vice-President of the United States

1925:

  • March 4: John W. Davis would be sworn in as the 30th President of the United States while Charles W, Bryan would be sworn in the 31st Vice-President of the United States

1929:

  • March 4: Al Smith would be sworn in as the 31st President of the United States while Joseph T. Robinson would be sworn in the 32nd Vice-President of the United States

1930's

1933:

  • March 4: Herbert Hoover would be sworn in as the 32nd President of the United States while Charles Curtis would be sworn in the 33rd Vice-President of the United States

1937:

  • January 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt would be sworn in as the 33rd President of the United States while John Nance Garner would be sworn in the 34th Vice-President of the United States

1940's

1941:

  • January 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt would be re-sworn in as the 33rd President of the United States while Henry A. Wallace would be sworn in the 35th Vice-President of the United States. Roosevelt would be the first President to do three things. He was the first President since Samuel L. Clemins to serve two terms as President, the first President to have served w/ two VPs since William J. Bryan, and the first President since Theodore Roosevelt to have served as President after having served as Vice-President


1945:

  • January 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt would be re-sworn in as the 33rd President of the United States while Henry A. Wallace would be re-sworn in the 35th Vice-President of the United States, making Roosevelt the first President in U.S History to serve a third term as President of the United States.
  • April 12: Vice-President Henry A. Wallace would be sworn in as the 34th President of the United States inside of the Oval Office after learning that President Roosevelt had passed away due to an intracerebral hemorrhage, a fact that President Wallace would be informed of a couple weeks after succeeding FDR as President.
  • October 18: President Wallace announces to the American Public that he has chosen Missouri Senator Harry S. Truman to fill the vacant position of Vice-President that had around due to the death of President Roosevelt and Wallace's ascension to the Presidency in April 1945.
  • December 7: The House confirmed Truman by a vote of 387 to 35. After the confirmation vote in the House, Truman took the oath of office as vice president.

1949:

  • January 20: Thomas E. Dewey would be sworn in as the 35th President of the United States while Earl Warren would be sworn in the 37nd Vice-President of the United States

1950's

1953:

  • January 20: Adlai E. Stevenson II would be sworn in as the 36th President of the United States while John Sparkman would be sworn in the 38th Vice-President of the United States.

1957:

  • January 20: Dwight D. Eisenhower would be sworn in as the 37th President of the United States while Richard Nixon would be sworn in the 39th Vice-President of the United States.

1960's

1961:

  • January 20: Dwight D. Eisenhower would be sworn in for a second term as the 37th President of the United States while Richard Nixon would be sworn in for a second term as the 39th Vice-President of the United States.

1965:

  • January 20: Barry Goldwater would be sworn in as the 38th President of the United States while Hubert Humphrey would be sworn in the 40th Vice-President of the United States.

1966:

  • July 31: President Goldwater gives a televised speech to the entire nation where he would announce his resignation from the Presidency effective August 9th 1966 due to the stress of the Presidency and the burden it has put on the First Family.
  • August 9: Hubert Humphrey would be sworn in as the 39th President of the United States after the resignation of President Goldwater a few days prior
  • December 3: Edmund Muskie is sworn in as the 41st Vice-President of the United States to serve as Muskie's Vice-President after he assumed the role of the Presidency after Goldwater's Resignation

1969:

  • January 20: Former Vice-President Richard Nixon would be sworn in as the 40th President of the United States while Maryland Governor Spiro Agnew would be sworn in the 42nd Vice-President of the United States.
  • March 28: Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who served as the 38th President from 1957-1965, passes away at the age of 78.

1970's

1973:

  • January 20: President Nixon would be sworn in for a second term as the 40th President of the United States while Vice-President Agnew would be sworn in for a second term as the 42nd Vice-President of the United States.
  • October 10: Vice-President Spiro Agnew would announce his immediate resignation as Vice-President, and wished President Nixon the best of luck with his second term.

1974:

  • December 3: Michigan Senator Gerald Ford is sworn in as the 43th Vice-President of the United States to serve as Nixon's Vice-President after the resignation of Vice-President Spiro Agnew

1977:

  • January 20: Vice-President Gerald Ford would be sworn in as the 41st President of the United States while Kansas Senator Bob Dole would be sworn in the 44th Vice-President of the United States.
  • December 26: Vice-President Harry S. Truman, whom served as Vice-President under Henry A. Wallace from 1945-1949, passes away at the age of 93.

1978:

  • January 13: Former President Hubert Humphrey, who served as the 40th President from 1966-1969 and the only President in U.S History to assume the Presidency from a cause other then the death of a President, passes away at the age of 66.

1980's

1981:

  • January 20: Former California Governor Ronald Reagan would be sworn in as the 42nd President of the United States while Director of the CIA George H. W. Bush would be sworn in the 45th Vice-President of the United States.

1985:

  • January 20: President Ronald Reagan would be sworn in for a second term as the 42nd President of the United States while Vice-President George H. W. Bush would be sworn in for a second term as the 45th Vice-President of the United States.

1988:

  • December 26: Vice-President Earl Warren, whom served as Vice-President under Thomas E. Dewey from 1949-1953, passes away at the age of 97.

1989:

  • January 20: Massachusetts Governor Micheal Dukakis would be sworn in as the 43rd President of the United States while Texas Senator Lloyd Bentsen would be sworn in for a second term as the 46th Vice-President of the United States.

1990's

1993:

  • January 20: Former Vice-President George H. W. Bush would be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States while Indiana Senator Dan Quayle would be sworn in the 47th Vice-President of the United States

1997:

  • January 20: Former Vice-President Bob Dole would be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States while Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jack Kemp would be sworn in the 48th Vice-President of the United States.
  • April 22: Former President Richard Nixon, whom served as Vice-President under Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1957-1965 and as President from 1969-1977, passes away at the age of 84.

1998:

  • March 28: Former President Barry Goldwater, who served as the 39th President from 1965-1966 and the only President in U.S History to resign from office, passes away at the age of 78.

2000's

2001:

  • January 20: Vice-President Jack Kemp would be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States while Arizona Senator John McCain would be sworn in the 49th Vice-President of the United States.

2004:

  • March 28: Former President Ronald Reagan, who served as the 43rd President from 1981-1989, passes away at the age of 93.

2005:

  • January 20: President Jack Kemp would be sworn in for a second term as the 46th President of the United States while Secretary of State Colin Powell would be sworn in the 50th Vice-President of the United States.

2006:

  • December 26: Former President Gerald Ford, whom served as Vice-President under Richard Nixon from 1974-1977 and as President from 1977-1981, passes away at the age of 93.

2009:

  • January 20: Tennessee Senator Al Gore would be sworn in as the 47th President of the United States while Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman would be sworn in the 51st Vice-President of the United States.

2010's

2013:

  • January 20: Illinois Senator Barack Obama would be sworn in as the 48th President of the United States while Delaware Senator Joe Biden would be sworn in the 52nd Vice-President of the United States.

2017:

  • January 20: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be sworn in as the 49th President of the United States while Former Governor of Virginia Tim Kaine would be sworn in the 53rd Vice-President of the United States.

2018:

  • November 30: Former President George H. W. Bush, whom served as Vice-President under Ronald Reagan from 1981-1989 and as President from 1993-1997, passes away at the age of 94.

2020's

2020:

  • November 6: After several hours of vote counting, Donald Trump is announced to be the winner of the election and the 50th President of the United States at 1:09 AM EST. The Trump/Pence ticket secured 358 electoral votes while the Clinton/Kaine Ticket secured 180 Electoral Votes.

2021:

  • January 20: Businessman Donald Trump would be sworn in as the 50th President of the United States while Governor of the State of Indiana Mike Pence would be sworn in the 54th Vice-President of the United States.

2022:

  • June 8: Former President Bob Dole, whom served as Vice-President under Gerald Ford from 1977-1981 and as President from 1997-2001, passes away at the age of 98.
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