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Henry Clay

the essential American

by David Stephen Heidler

  • 36 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

  • Clay, Henry, -- 1777-1852,
  • United States. -- Congress -- Biography,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler.
    ContributionsHeidler, Jeanne T.
    LC ClassificationsE340.C6 H45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614907M
    ISBN 109781400067268
    LC Control Number2009027872

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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.

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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 mikemccarthycomedy.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 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.

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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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. Click on the titles at the left to get to know this amazing American. Find Us. Ashland - The Henry Clay Estate Sycamore Rd, Lexington, KY Book A Tour.

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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. 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 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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He offered a comprehensive plan of change for America, and he directed national affairs as Speaker of the House, as Secretary of State to John Quincy Adams. Harlow Giles Unger talked about his book, Henry Clay: America’s Greatest Statesman. Report Video Issue Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

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Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler, Random House. Dubbed the Great Compromiser by his antebellum contemporaries, Henry Clay is arguably the most powerful House Speaker ever and may well be the most significant American politician who never won the White only now is he the subject of a book to match his stature.

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.

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This fourth volume in the ten-volume series covers the career of Henry Clay during his first year as Secretary of State in the cabinet of President John Quincy Adams. Within a month after taking office, Henry Clay described the Department of State as "no bed of roses."Author: Henry Clay.

The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material associated with Henry Clay. This resource guide compiles links to digital materials related to Clay such as manuscripts, letters, broadsides, government documents, and images that are available throughout the Library of Congress Web site.

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See all 5 Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate tickets and tours on Tripadvisor/5().Henry Clay synonyms, Henry Clay pronunciation, Henry Clay translation, English dictionary definition of Henry Clay. Noun 1. Henry Clay - United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states the Great Compromiser, Clay.Henry Clay of Kentucky, John C.

Calhoun of South Carolina, and Daniel Webster of Massachusetts dominated national politics from the end of the War of until their deaths in the early s.

Although none would ever be President, the collective impact they created in Congress was far greater than any President of the era, with the exception of Andrew Jackson.