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Henry Clay (American statesmen)

Carl Schurz

Henry Clay (American statesmen)

by Carl Schurz

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ams Pr Inc .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7474739M
ISBN 10040450891X
ISBN 109780404508913

Henry Clay: The Essential American, by David S. 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.   Featuring an inimitable supporting cast including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay is beautifully written and replete with fresh anecdotes and insights. Horse trader and risk taker, arm twister and joke teller, Henry Clay was the consummate politician who gave ground, made deals, and changed the lives of : Random House Publishing Group.

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Henry Clay was an American lawyer, planter, statesman and orator. 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. None Listed. pp, the front cover is attatched, but slightly loose, contents and rear cover are intact, there is foxing throughout, both endpapers have been removed, contains 2 b/w plates of Henry Clay's Estate and a monument erected in his honor, the spine is missing and the covers are heavilly worn, this is a reading copy only.


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Henry Clay (American statesmen) by Carl Schurz Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is uncomfortably long and incredibly boring; it is a seemingly never-ending litany of minor political maneuverings and squabbling undertaken by Henry Clay. It's sorta like if someone took all the partisan politics you see in newspapers for about 25 years and gave about pages of 4/5().

Featuring an inimitable supporting cast including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay is beautifully written and replete with fresh anecdotes and insights. Horse trader and risk taker, arm twister and joke teller, Henry Clay was the consummate politician who gave ground, made deals, and changed the lives of by:   Unger's book provides a solid outline of the life and achievements of Henry Clay, though it lacks in detail.

For example, the book omits much of the legislative maneuvering that surrounded the actual enactment of the Compromise of Cited by: 1. 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. Among Clay’s greatest assets was his congeniality, David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Henry Clay book explain in their thorough if conventional biography, “Henry Clay: The Essential American.”Author: Andrew Cayton.

A distinguished political leader whose influence extended across both houses of Congress and to the White House, Henry Clay Sr. was born on Apin Hanover County, :   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 Brand: Hachette Books. Henry Clay book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Charismatic, charming, and one of the best orators of his era, Henry Clay 4/5. Ashland - The Henry Clay Estate Sycamore Rd, Lexington, KY Phone: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] Henry Clay Hooker (Janu – December 5, ) was a prominent and wealthy rancher during the American Old West who formed the first and what became the largest American ranch in Arizona growing up on the east coast, he married and traveled to California, where he established a hardware store in it burned, he left for Arizona Known for: founder of the Sierra Bonita Ranch, first.

By our lights, Henry Clay () was a bundle of contradictions. 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.

Henry Clay () was a statesman who represented Kentucky in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate and served as the 9th Secretary of State.

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The book focuses on the life and career of Henry Clay, the famous orator from Kentucky, who served as Speaker of the House for ten years in the early nineteenth century. He. Harlow Giles Unger talked about his book, Henry Clay: America’s Greatest Statesman. Report Video Issue Go to Live Event Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

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In a critical and little-known chapter of early American history, author Harlow Giles Unger tells how Henry Clay, the only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, established the Speaker as the most powerful elected official after the President.

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