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History: Life, Administration, and Times of Franklin Pierce, Fourteenth President of the United States, End of the Long Period of Compromises, and Development of the Final Conflict of Freedom and Slavery John Robert Irelan

History: Life, Administration, and Times of Franklin Pierce, Fourteenth President of the United States, End of the Long Period of Compromises, and Development of the Final Conflict of Freedom and Slavery

John Robert Irelan

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781330191606
Paperback
610 pages
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Excerpt from History: Life, Administration, and Times of Franklin Pierce, Fourteenth President of the United States, End of the Long Period of Compromises, and Development of the Final Conflict of Freedom and SlaveryFranklin Pierce came before theMoreExcerpt from History: Life, Administration, and Times of Franklin Pierce, Fourteenth President of the United States, End of the Long Period of Compromises, and Development of the Final Conflict of Freedom and SlaveryFranklin Pierce came before the country as a candidate for the Presidency, comparatively an unknown man, and this very fact, it was supposed by the party managers and leaders, would add an unusual element of strength to him in the race, as had been the case with James K. Polk. In this they were not mistaken, although there was a marked difference in the public record of the two men. Mr. Polk had acquired somewhat of a national reputation by his services in Congress, and as Governor of his State- while Pierces Mexican War experiences were greatly overshadowed by the brilliant deeds of others, and were, besides, unfortunately liable to misconstruction.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.