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Unformatted text preview: October 12, 1787 ∙Re-elected minister to France for a three-year term July 2, 1788∙The Constitution of the United States is declared ratified April 30, 1789 ∙George Washington and John Adams inaugurated President and Vice President, respectively, in New York July 14, 1789 ∙Bastille Day; French Revolution begins September 26, 1789 ∙Appointed Secretary of State October 22, 1789 ∙Jefferson departs from Paris for a leave of absence in the United States November 23, 1789 ∙Docks at Norfolk, Virginia and learns of his appointment as Secretary of State February 23, 1790 ∙Daughter Martha married to Thomas Mann Randolph in ceremony at Monticello March 22, 1790 ∙Sworn in as Secretary of State in New York July 16, 1790 ∙With Jefferson's encouragement per the Assumption Plan, President Washington arranges for shift of national capital from New York via Philadelphia to...
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