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Presidents of the United States
Franklin Pierce

Presidents of the United States
Presidents of the United States


Franklin Pierce
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.26

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    politics, president, slavery, fourteenth, term, peaceful, however, between, second, study, also, train, become, land, horse, office
     content words:    Franklin Pierce, New Hampshire, Mexican War, United States, Rio Grande


Franklin Pierce
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Franklin Pierce was the fourteenth president. He was born in New Hampshire in 1804. He went to school to study law. After this, he got involved in politics. He served in the House of Representatives. He also served in the Senate. He served in the Mexican War. This war was between the United States and Mexico. It was fought over the land that would become some of the states in the West and Southwest. It also set the border between the United States and Mexico. It was at the Rio Grande. After these successes, Pierce was nominated for president. He was a dark horse. A dark horse is a candidate that doesn't look like he will win. Then, at the end, he wins the race. Two months before Pierce became president, his son was killed. A train that the family was .....
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Presidents of the United States
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United States
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    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
    Children in History  
 
    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
    A Nation Divided
(1840-1861)
 
 
    A New Nation
(1776-1830)
 
 
    After the Civil War
(1865-1870)
 
 
    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
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    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
(1804-1806)
 
 
    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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