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Franklin Roosevelt was the first president to take office on the inaugural date specified by the Twentieth Amendment.

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Who was the first president to take office on the inaugular date specified by the twentieth amendment?

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Has any US president serve for the maximun of 10 years?

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When the constitution was adopted how many terms could a president serve?

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Does the President have any duties besides those specified by the Constitution?

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