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  • Franklin Pierce, the 14th president, was a handsome lawyer who liked social events and alcohol.

  • In 18 52 he emerged as a dark horse candidate and unexpectedly won the election.

  • As president, he supported a bill opening the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to slavery, even though earlier legislation had banned slavery there.

  • Violence broke out between pro and anti slavery forces.

  • Pierce did not use his power to stop it.

  • Theo area became known as Bleeding Kansas, and Pierce became known as one of the country's least effective presidents.

Franklin Pierce, the 14th president, was a handsome lawyer who liked social events and alcohol.

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America's Presidents - Franklin Pierce

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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