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Born on November 23, 1804 in a log cabin in Hillsborough, New Hampshire—Franklin Pierce grew up in a middle class up bringing and rose well above his means throughout his lifetime. Education had been an important aspect amongst Pierce’s entire family, meaning Pierce had received a formal education throughout his childhood, being enrolled in the Hillsborough Center until he reached the age of twelve and was later sent to a town school at Hancock. Pierce excelled academically and when it came time to go to college, he entered Bowdoin College in Brunswick Maine— he worked extremely hard and graduated fifth...

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