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James Buchanan

James Buchanan
“What is right and what is practical are two different things.” James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, was born in Pennsylvania, the son of a storeowner. He learned to...

James Buchanan

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Franklin Pierce

Franklin Pierce
“Frequently, the more trifling the subject, the more animated the discussion.” Born in New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, came from a well-known and prosperous family. Pierce’s father was a career politician, serving two terms as the...

Franklin Pierce

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Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore
“May God save the country, for it is evident the people will not.” Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, was born (January 7, 1800) in a log cabin and grew up on a small farm in upstate New York. He infrequently attended a one room school house when he...

Millard Fillmore

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Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor
“I have no private purpose to accomplish, no party objectives to build up, no enemies to punish – nothing to serve but my country.” Zachary Taylor’s father was an officer in the Revolutionary War and often shared stories about the war with his son. No wonder then, that Taylor...

Zachary Taylor

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James K. Polk

James K. Polk
"Minorities have a right to appeal to the Constitution as a shield against oppression." Born in North Carolina and raised in Tennessee, James K. Polk was the son of a prosperous farmer and slave owner. Polk was often sickly and rarely took part in farm work, preferring reading and...

James K. Polk

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