American Presidents

More about Millard Fillmore

  • His wife, Abigail Powers, was his former teacher, and was the first First Lady to have a job after marriage. She established the White House library.
  • There were 30 states in the United States at the time of his presidency.
  • "God knows that I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without destroying the last hope of free government in the world."

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