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I really wish the article would specific which type of Unitarian he was?Edit

Since there tend to be three Unitarian Christology, Arianism, Socinionism and "Strict Unitarianism". The differences between them are pretty significant. Also did he support Universal Salvation like eventually most Unitarians would?--JaredMithrandir (talk) 02:01, 30 August 2020 (UTC)

21 April 1789Edit

The article incorrectly stated that Adams's term of office as VP began on 21 April. That is clearly incorrect (and it doesn't say that in the source cited, which is only about inaugurations, not about terms of office). 21 April is the date he was sworn in, but the law said his term started on 4 March 1789, and that shouldn't be contentious because nobody disputes that his four-year terms of office ended on 4 March 1793 and 4 March 1797. The article also incorrectly stated that the delay was because Congress hadn't reached a quorum, but that's not the reason, because Congress reached a quorum on 6 April, and because vice presidents don't have to be sworn in by Congress. Adams and Washington were sworn in late because they arrived at the capital late. Richard75 (talk) 21:30, 2 September 2020 (UTC)

I've replaced the source. The previous source was inadequate. Adams was not actually sworn in. He simply arrived in New York and began presiding over the Senate on April 21. That is the date when he began to act as vice president, and hence that is the date that we use. Display name 99 (talk) 15:58, 3 September 2020 (UTC)
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