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Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion. ---->>>

A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties. ---->>>

With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined. ---->>>

The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: November 23, 1804
Die: October 8, 1869
Occupation: President

Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853–57). Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation. His polarizing actions in championing and signing the Kansas–Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act alienated anti-slavery groups while failing to stem intersectional conflict, setting the stage for Southern secession and the US Civil War (wikipedia)