Pierce was the nation's 14th president. He isn't known as a
famous president, but some important things happened while
he served as president, including the passage of the
The White House site always does a good job with
presidential biographies, and this one is no
History isn't always just names and dates. Check out these
fun facts about President Franklin Pierce.
The History of the Presidential Election EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.
This great biography of the 14th president was put together
by students just like you.
Pierce for Kids
These pages give you the same great information as other
pages, with a focus on younger readers.
Trace the roots of this president's family tree.
Read for yourself what this president had to say when he was
sworn into office.