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  • How many vice presidents have been elected president later on?

  • Five of these were elected president later on. There have been eight vice presidents who took over when the former president died and one due to the president鈥檚 resignation. John Adams served as the 1st Vice President of the United States from April of 1789-March of 1797 under George Washington.

  • How many terms did John Adams serve as vice president?

  • At the time, the presidential candidate with the second highest number of votes became the Vice President. From there, Adams succeeded Washington and became the 2nd President of the United States. He served for one term, from March of 1797-1801.

  • Why didn’t any of the presidents have a vice president?

  • One fascinating element of the list of vice presidents who became president is that most of them, themselves, didn’t have vice presidents. As it was written, the Constitution didn’t allow for vice presidents to be selected during a presidential term.

  • How many terms did Thomas Jefferson serve as vice president?

  • Jefferson served as Adams’s vice president, then was elected to two terms as president in 1796 and 1800. Van Buren was Andrew Jackson’s second term vice president, from 1833 to 1837, replacing John C. Calhoun, who resigned to protest what he felt was an abrogation of South Carolina’s rights.