Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet

Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet
Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the US whose presidency spanned from March 4, 1853 to March 4, 1857. The Cabinet members of the Franklin Pierce included his Vice President, William R. King (1853-57). His Cabinet members were the official advisers he had appointed to head the executive departments of government during his presidency.

Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet: Government Issues
The members of the Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet provided the President with advice on the important events of his presidency from March 4, 1853 to March 4, 1857. Key government issues requiring Cabinet debate included the conflicts with Native Americans including the Sioux and Apache Wars, the
Gadsden Purchase acquiring territory in Arizona and New Mexico, the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Ostend Manifesto.

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Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet
The following list provides the names of the Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet members and the departments in which they held the positions in which the foreign policies and the domestic policies of the nation were discussed. The Presidential Cabinet Members had to be approved by the Senate by a majority (51 votes). The Presidential Cabinet members of the executive departments of the US Government are ranked in order, according to the United States Presidential Line of Succession

Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet

Cabinet Departments and Cabinet Members

Vice President: William R. King (1853-57)

Secretary of State:

William L. Marcy (1853-57)

Secretary of the Treasury:

James Guthrie (1853-57)

Secretary of War:

Jefferson Davis (1853-57)

Attorney General:

Caleb Cushing (1853-57)

Postmaster General:

James Campbell (1853-57)

Secretary of the Navy:

James C. Dobbin (1853-57)

Secretary of the Interior:

Robert McClelland (1853-57)

Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet

Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet
The Franklin Pierce Presidential Cabinet article provides interesting facts and important information about the Cabinet members and departments of the 14th President of the United States.

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