January 19, 2021 | melissa c
On March 4, 1797, George Washington turned over his job to John Adams, winner of the presidential election. This Inauguration Day, over 200 years ago, was the first time one U.S. President replaced another. The peaceful transition of power on Inauguration Day is a crucial part of what makes the U.S. a democracy. Check out the books below to learn more about our democratic system of government.