71 Facts About Pierce Hawthorne

1. Pierce Hawthorne was always a nationalist attempting to find a middle ground to keep the Union together.

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2. Pierce Hawthorne was interred next to his wife and two of his sons in the Minot enclosure at Concord's Old North Cemetery.

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3. In September 1861, Pierce Hawthorne traveled to Michigan, visiting his former Interior Secretary, McClelland, former senator Cass, and others.

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4. Pierce Hawthorne had wanted to organize the Nebraska Territory without explicitly addressing the matter of slavery, but Douglas could not get enough southern support to accomplish this.

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5. Pierce Hawthorne favored expansion and a substantial reorganization of the military.

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6. Pierce Hawthorne charged Treasury Secretary James Guthrie with reforming the Treasury, which was inefficiently managed and had many unsettled accounts.

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7. Pierce Hawthorne sought to run a more efficient and accountable government than his predecessors.

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8. Pierce Hawthorne decided to allow each of the party's factions some appointments, even those that had not supported the Compromise of 1850.

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9. Pierce Hawthorne was not able to hide the gruesome sight from his wife.

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10. Pierce Hawthorne was finally allowed to return to Concord in late December 1847.

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11. On March 3, 1847, Pierce Hawthorne was promoted to brigadier general, and took command of a brigade of reinforcements for General Scott's army, with Ransom succeeding to command of the regiment.

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12. Pierce Hawthorne had campaigned heavily for Polk during the election, and in turn Polk appointed him as United States Attorney for New Hampshire.

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13. Pierce Hawthorne was closer to the radicals philosophically, and reluctantly agreed to represent Hill's adversary in a legal dispute regarding ownership of a newspaper—Hill lost, and founded his own paper, of which Pierce was a frequent target.

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14. Pierce Hawthorne campaigned vigorously throughout his home state for Van Buren's re-election in the 1840 presidential election.

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15. Pierce Hawthorne supported a resolution by Calhoun against this proposal, which Pierce considered a dangerous stepping stone to nationwide emancipation.

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16. Pierce Hawthorne voted the party line on most issues and was an able senator, but not an eminent one; he was overshadowed by the Great Triumvirate of Calhoun, Henry Clay, and Daniel Webster, who dominated the Senate.

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17. In December 1836, Pierce Hawthorne was elected to the full term, to commence in March 1837, and at age 32, was at the time one of the youngest members in Senate history.

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18. Pierce Hawthorne broke from his party on occasion, opposing Democratic bills to fund internal improvements with federal money.

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19. Pierce Hawthorne departed in November 1833 for Washington, DC, where the Twenty-third United States Congress convened its regular session on December 2.

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20. On November 19, 1834, Pierce Hawthorne married Jane Means Appleton, the daughter of Jesse Appleton, a Congregational minister and former president of Bowdoin College, and Elizabeth Means.

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21. Pierce Hawthorne actively campaigned in his district on behalf of Jackson, who carried both the district and the nation by large margins in the November 1828 election, even though he lost New Hampshire.

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22. Pierce Hawthorne read law briefly with former New Hampshire Governor Levi Woodbury, a family friend in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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23. Pierce Hawthorne organized and led an unofficial militia company called the Bowdoin Cadets during his junior year, which included Cilley and Hawthorne.

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24. In fall 1820, Pierce Hawthorne entered Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, one of 19 freshmen.

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25. Pierce Hawthorne was the fifth of eight children born to Benjamin and his second wife Anna Kendrick; his first wife Elizabeth Andrews died in childbirth, leaving a daughter.

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26. Franklin Pierce Hawthorne was born on November 23, 1804 in a log cabin in Hillsborough, New Hampshire.

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27. Pierce Hawthorne was born in New Hampshire, and served in the US House of Representatives and the Senate until he resigned from the Senate in 1842.

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28. Pierce Hawthorne was a rather unpopular figure in the US, largely because he was anti-abolitionist movement.

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29. Pierce Hawthorne was deeply affected by the legacy of his ancestors and the shameful association of his family with the Salem witch trials.

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30. Pierce Hawthorne thought Brook Farm would provide an economical home for himself and Peabody, but he soon became disenchanted with the experiment in communal living.

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31. Pierce Hawthorne went on to write The Scarlet Letter, which is the most widely read of his literary works.

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32. Pierce Hawthorne documented Puritan hypocrisy in many of his stories, such as The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of Seven Gables (1851).

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33. Pierce Hawthorne once said that New England was enough to fill his heart, yet he sought the broader experience of Europe.

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34. Pierce Hawthorne is a cybernetically enhanced police officer, reminiscent of Robocop.

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35. Pierce Hawthorne appears in "The Science of Illusion" to investigate a body Britta drops out of the biology labs; in "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design", he teaches Jeff and Annie the dangers of fake gun shootouts.

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36. Pierce Hawthorne seems to be friends with Professor Sean Garrity, referring to him by his given name.

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37. Pierce Hawthorne appears again in "Repilot" when he tries to convince Jeff to help him launch a major lawsuit against Greendale.

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38. Pierce Hawthorne eventually quits after Dean Pelton sides with Chang.

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39. Pierce Hawthorne eventually explodes at the study group, calling their love for each other "weird" and "toxic" and ending with "Offense taken".

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40. Pierce Hawthorne takes several classes with some of the main cast.

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41. Pierce Hawthorne was the cause of the bond between Jeff and Shirley in the first season, due to his small nipples, which Shirley finds hilarious.

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42. Pierce Hawthorne leads a rowdy, disobedient band of elderly Greendale students called the "Hipsters", which Pierce temporarily hang out in "Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples.

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43. Pierce Hawthorne returns in "Basic Intergluteal Numismatics", when he is found hiding in the stables, where has apparently lived while hiding, eating garbage, and trying to develop a "cat car.

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44. Pierce Hawthorne worked in the school cafeteria until the events of "Contemporary American Poultry", when the group causes him to be fired for siphoning off chicken fingers—the most edible foodstuff served by the cafeteria—for his friends.

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45. Pierce Hawthorne takes a number of classes with the main characters, including Spanish and Boating.

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46. Pierce Hawthorne has a strained relationship with his son Hank, resulting in his being excluded from his grandson's life.

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47. Pierce Hawthorne serves as a mentor to Jeff, helping him to make the transition from student to teacher.

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48. Pierce Hawthorne plays a very prominent role in "Intro to Knots" when he is tied up by Chang and the study group at a party at Jeff's apartment for supposedly giving them a failing grade on a group assignment.

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49. Pierce Hawthorne has a hard-line policy against accepting bribes, but only Jeff and Pierce know of this.

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50. Pierce Hawthorne gets involved in a conspiracy intrigue with Jeff, Annie and Dean Pelton, when he mysteriously poses as Jeff's fake Conspiracy Theories night school class teacher, "Professor Professorson" in the episode "Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design.

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51. Pierce Hawthorne has a rivalry with Senor Chang and cheerfully antagonizes Chang over being fired and subsequently becoming a student at Greendale.

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52. Pierce Hawthorne provides free therapy to several students including Britta and, at one point, hopes to write about Abed's issues for a book deal.

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53. Pierce Hawthorne is not good at his job and the school cannot afford more manpower but at an off-campus bar mitzvah, Chang strikes up a friendship with a gaggle of pre-teens and somehow recruits them into his ranks as the "Changlorious Basterds" (described in "Pillows and Blankets" as being "like Inglourious Basterds, but with 'Chang' instead of 'In'").

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54. Pierce Hawthorne proves his worth in the next episode helping Annie and the group save their drug awareness play from Pierce's antics.

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55. Pierce Hawthorne eventually joins the study group in the episode "Asian Population Studies" after being voted in over Rich.

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56. Pierce Hawthorne enjoys jetting around on a scooter, plays the keytar as an instrument, and has a history of having his clothes stolen from the local YMCA.

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57. Pierce Hawthorne is described by Vice Dean Laybourne as a "pansexual imp", and when once called a "fruit" by student Leonard ("Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples"), Pelton mentioned offhandedly that the term was "barely the whole truth.

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58. Pierce Hawthorne leaves Troy his remaining shares in his moist towelette company, worth over $14 million.

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59. Pierce Hawthorne leaves the group bittersweet parting words and generous gifts.

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60. Pierce Hawthorne breaks both of his legs in a trampoline accident after revealing a secret trampoline Jeff and Troy were hiding.

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61. Pierce Hawthorne temporarily joins an elderly group of students who act like teenagers called the Hipsters, to feel accepted.

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62. Pierce Hawthorne is the author of Greendale's unusual school song and was for a brief time a member of Vaughn's band.

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63. Pierce Hawthorne now plays quarterback for the nonathletic Greendale Human Beings, saying he would rather play football for fun.

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64. Pierce Hawthorne is afraid of tarantulas, rats, centipedes, lakes and automatic toilets ("Critical Film Studies").

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65. Pierce Hawthorne has become a much more humanized character over the course of the season.

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66. Pierce Hawthorne becomes a film partner with Professor Buzz Hickey, and slowly learns how to work with other people, even though he has a minor breakdown in "Basic Story" when Greendale is normal.

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67. Pierce Hawthorne returns so he could learn how to work with real people.

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68. Pierce Hawthorne can sometimes predict exactly what they will do at a given time.

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69. Pierce Hawthorne is competent at attracting both women and men.

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70. Pierce Hawthorne becomes a law teacher at the school and forms the Save Greendale Committee.

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71. Pierce Hawthorne was born in Denver, Colorado to his parents William Winger and Doreen Winger nee Fitzgerald.

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