Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)

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VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

William R.D. King
William R.D. King
Jane Pierce
Jane Pierce

OVERVIEW:

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Miller Center
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
History Channel
American National Biography

RESOURCES:

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Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Some Papers of Franklin Pierce (1852-1862)
Speech Archive (Miller Center)

1852 ELECTION:

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1853 INAUGURATION:

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Chief Justice Roger B. Taney administering the Oath of Office to Franklin Pierce on the East Portico of the U.S. Capitol on March 4, 1853.

Address (Transcript)
Library of Congress (1853)
Joint Congressional Committee (1853)

CABINET:

Secretary of the Interior:
Robert McClelland (1853–1857)

Attorney General:
Caleb Cushing (1853–1857)

Secretary of the Navy:
James C. Dobbin (1853–1857)

Postmaster General:
James Campbell (1853–1857)

Secretary of State:
William L. Marcy (1853–1857)

Secretary of the Treasury:
James Guthrie (1853–1857)

Secretary of War:
Jefferson Davis (1853–1857)

SUPREME COURT NOMINEE:

John Campbell (1853)

CONGRESS:

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The East Front of the Capitol in 1856

Speaker of the House:
Linn Boyd (1851-1855)
Nathaniel P. Banks (1855-1857)

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HISTORIC SITES:

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The Pierce Manse
Franklin Pierce Homestead

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