Franklin Pierce Photo Gallery and related media
Pierce was known for the Manifesto fiasco of 1854, a secret plan to start a war with Spain in order to annex Cuba. The plan was discovered and was a tremendous embarrassment for the US and Pierce.
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Franklin Pierce(11 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Franklin Pierce.
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