Official White House Portrait of Franklin Pierce - 14th President of the United States Franklin Pearce was of French Huguenot Descent

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Franklin Pierce in uniform, 1852 Half plate daguerreotype of Franklin Pierce in uniform as a Brigadier General in the Mexican-American War, 1852. ”

Franklin Pierce March 4, (1853–1857) 14th U.S. President Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. His inability as president to calm tensions over slavery kept the country on the path to the Civil War. Vice president: William R. King (1853)

Franklin Pierce Franklin Pierce became President at a time of apparent tranquility. The United States, by virtue of the Compromise of 1850, seemed to have weathered its sectional storm. By pursuing the recommendations of southern advisers, Pierce--a New Englander--hoped to prevent still another outbreak of that storm. But his policies, far from preserving calm, hastened the disruption of the Union.

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President Franklin Pierce establishes the Muckleshoot Reservation by executive order on January 20, 1857. -

Franklin Pierce - 14th President of the United States (March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1857)

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Franklin Pierce, 14th President (1853-1857) known as the worst president of the united states. 1804-1869

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Franklin Pierce - 14th President of the United States (1853–1857) Democrat ~ ~ I believe that involuntary servitude, as it exists in different States of this Confederacy, is recognized by the Constitution. March 4, 1853

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