Henry Clay

statesman and patriot
  • 191 Pages
  • 1.19 MB
  • English
Houghton Mifflin , Boston
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 -- Juvenile fic
Statementillus. by Charles Walker.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
SeriesPiper books
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K298 He
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5794896M
LC Control Number60006697

Henry Clay: The Essential American [David S. Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler] on smdphotographie.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. He was the Great Compromiser, a canny and colorful legislator whose life mirrors the story of America from its founding until the eve of the Civil War.

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I started reading this book because in my high school AP US history class, it seemed that Henry Clay's name popped up daily for a solid six weeks but as a person he was never really talked about other than an old geezer who started the anti-Jackson faction and promoted the American System.4/5.

Early life. Henry Clay Folger Jr. was born in New York City to Henry Clay Folger Sr. of Nantucket, Massachusetts and Eliza Jane (Clark) Folger of New York, the oldest of their eight children. He was a first cousin six times removed of Benjamin Franklin and a nephew of J.

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Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Charismatic, charming, and one of the best orators of his era, Henry Clay 4/5. Mar 07,  · San Francisco Book Review, 10/1/15 “A very well researched book. [Unger] casts a fair light on the statesman, showing his highs and lows.

There is no partiality on the subject A balanced biography. The author's work is sublime.” Praise for Henry Clay Kirkus Reviews, starred review, 5/15/15Brand: Hachette Books.

Early life. Henry Clay was born on April 12,at the Clay homestead in Hanover County, Virginia. He was the seventh of nine children born to the Reverend John Clay and Elizabeth (née Hudson) Clay. His father, a Baptist minister nicknamed "Sir John", died inleaving Henry and his brothers two slaves each; he also left his wife 18 slaves and acres ( ha) of smdphotographie.comen: 11, including Thomas, Henry, James, John.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Henry Clay (Clay, Henry, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Clay, Henry, Speech of the Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky, on Taking Up His Compromise Resolutions on the Subject of Slavery (New York: Stringer and Townsend, ) (multiple formats at smdphotographie.com) Clay, Henry,contrib.

Henry Clay, –, American statesman, b. Hanover co., Va. Early Career His father died when he was four years old, and Clay's formal schooling was limited to three years. His stepfather secured () for him a clerk's position in the Virginia high court of chancery.

There he gained the regard of George Wythe, who directed his reading. Professor Remini talked about his recently published book, [Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union], published by W.W. Norton. The book focuses on the life and career of Henry Clay, the famous orator.

Nov 17,  · Great book. Anyone considering a career in politics should read this book. Remini is renowned for his scholarship on Andrew Jackson and his times, but he gives a thorough and fair treatment of Jackson's nemesis Henry Clay.

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Clay was a man of principles to which he adhered his entire life, but also recognized that compromise was sometimes necessary to advance the agenda, /5(3).

Henry Clay worked as a frontier lawyer before becoming a Kentucky senator and then speaker of the House of Representatives. He was the Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams in the s Born: Apr 12, Henry Clay’s Sources of Strength Club Profiled by Lexington Herald Leader.

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Monday. Girls V Basketball @ District Basketball Tournament- Scott. K-PREP. While the world remembers Henry Clay as one of the most significant and effective politicians and statesmen in American history, few realize that he was equally skilled as a progressive agrarian and stockman.

It was in this role that Clay was happiest. Meet Henry Clay. Most people know Henry Clay as a towering political figure and he was certainly that. He was, however, much more.

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He was also known as ‘The Great Pacificator’ or ‘The Great Compromiser’. He served as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for three consecutive years and also as the Secretary of State under President John Quincy Adams. Oct 13,  · Clay was eventually disqualified, and Congress elected John Quincy Adams to be President.

Adams then named Henry Clay as his Secretary of State. Some suspected that Henry Clay, using his power as Speaker of the House, convinced legislators to elect Adams over Jackson.

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Although such an action wouldn’t be illegal, it gave Henry Clay a bad. Dec 14,  · Westerner Henry Clay, plain-looking, tall and thin, started out a believer in small government but quickly became a supporter of federal power if it helped preserve the smdphotographie.com: Marjoleine Kars.

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He was adamant about his right to own slaves, for instance, but he was just as adamant that slavery was wrong. He was also a strong advocate of the precedence of the Union over states’ rights, even as he argued against the expansion of the Union through conquest during the Author: Harlow Giles Unger.

Robert V. Remini, professor emeritus of history & the humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago, won the National Book Award for his three-volume biography of Andrew Jackson.

He is the author of numerous books on American history, including "The Battle of New Orleans" & biographies of Henry Clay & Daniel Webster.4/5(1). Henry Clay Morrison () H.C. Morrison was born in Trimble County, Kentucky, on March 10, His parents died when he was very young, and he was reared in his grandfather’s home in Barren County, Kentucky.

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Henry Clay, American statesman, U.S. congressman (–14, –21, –25), and U.S. senator (–07, –11, –42, –52) who was noted for his American System (which integrated a national bank, the tariff, and internal improvements to promote economic stability and prosperity) and was a. The Henry Clay legacy, his own and his family’s, subject of new book.Aug 17,  · Henry Clay was a leading 19th century representative, senator, presidential candidate — and slaveholder who condemned slavery.

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