November 14, 2019

Today in History: Franklin Pierce

Today in History–November 23–the Library of Congress features Franklin Pierce, born on this date in 1804. Learn more about our nation's 14th president (1853-57) by visiting the Today in History section then click the links below to access more stories and primary sources about Franklin Pierce. Franklin Pierce inauguration primary source set Democratic ticket. For President, Gen. Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire. 1852 Democratic festival in honor of election of Pierce and King, bill of … [Read more...]