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Franklin Pierce

Franklin 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 Kansas-Nebraska Act.


White House Biography
The White House site always does a good job with presidential biographies, and this one is no exception.

Fun Facts
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.

ThinkQuest Biography
This great biography of the 14th president was put together by students just like you.

Franklin Pierce for Kids
These pages give you the same great information as other pages, with a focus on younger readers.

Family Tree
Trace the roots of this president's family tree.

Inaugural Address
Read for yourself what this president had to say when he was sworn into office.

Franklin Pierce Homestead
This president's house is now a National Historic Site. Check it out.

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