Franklin Pierce

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Before the Civil War, American President Franklin Pierce—a northerner from New Hampshire—sympathized with the pro-slavery South during one of the most divisive periods in the country’s history. He was a charming and intelligent lawyer who rose to the nation’s highest office, but his life and presidency were full of tragedy. Your elementary kids will learn all this and more in PragerU Kids biographical book about our 14th President of the United States.

Created for children in 3rd through 5th grade, PragerU’s beautifully illustrated biographical books are packed with facts and fun to teach elementary students about important figures and U.S. presidents often mischaracterized or forgotten in today’s classrooms.

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Franklin Pierce