External Web Sites
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's twentieth anniversary television series. The page
Pierce contains facts about his personal life
and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
President: An Online Reference Resource
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about Franklin Pierce and his
life before, during, and after his presidential terms.
It also provides biographical information about the cabinet
officials who served in his administration, as well as
information on Pierce's private
and public papers.
Directory of the United States Congress: Franklin Pierce
This publication contains a short biography of every member
of Congress from 1774 to the present, including Franklin
Pierce. It also provides a selected bibliography and a listing of research
collections related to Pierce.
Franklin Pierce Bicentennial
This site commemorates the bicentennial of the birth of
Franklin Pierce (1804-69), the fourteenth president of
the United States of America.
New Hampshire Historical Society
This site contains information on the New Hampshire Historical
Society's exhibition, "Franklin Pierce: Defining Democracy
The Pierce Manse
This site contains information on Franklin Pierce's
home in Concord, New Hampshire. It contains information
for visitors, as well as biographical information on Pierce
and his family.
The Internet Public Library's POTUS (Presidents of the
United States) Web site provides background information,
election results, a list of cabinet members, and notable
events for each president. Links to biographies,
historical documents, and other presidential sites also
The official White House Web site presents a brief biography
his wife, Jane