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Life of Henry Clay, the statesman and the patriot

containing numerous anecdotes ; with illustrations

by Frost, John

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Published by Lindsay & Blakiston in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe young American"s library, Young American"s library of eminent statesmen
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 240 p., [6] l. of plates :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24994458M

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Get this from a library. Life of Henry Clay: the statesman and the patriot, containing numerous anecdotes. [John Frost]. Henry Clay book. Read reviews from the world Clay was a larger than life statesman who profoundly influenced America’s course as much as anyone before or since.

This book follows Clay from his upbringing in the Virginia countryside, his self made education, his career as a successful lawyer, to finally as one of the most influential 4/5. Unger always delivers and "Henry Clay, America's greatest statesman" is no different. Is it the most complete work available in regards to Clay.

No but for someone wanting an entertaining concise view into his life and work it is a great place to start/5(44). Oct 07,  · In a little known chapter of early American history, a fearless Kentucky lawyer rids Congress of corruption and violence in an era when congressmen.

Mar 07,  · All the while, he led a complicated personal and family life. Despite Unger's efforts, Clay's accomplishments frequently get lost in the biography's many details. VERDICT Determined readers seeking a more complete account should consult Robert Remini's Henry Clay: Statesman for the awordathought.com: Hachette Books.

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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.

Nov 08,  · Senator Henry Clay got a young nation talking about what it wanted to become. Patriot, Statesman, Gentleman especially in depicting Clay’s emotional life.

A fundamental difference with. Oct 10,  · Life of Henry Clay by Carl Schurz. sister projects: Wikidata item. The bulk of this text and the page numberings are from the edition of this book. The Editor's Preface, Illustrations for Volume I and Volume II, and the text for pp.

of Volume I are from the edition which was volumes XIX and XX from Houghton, Mifflin and. 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 awordathought.com) Clay, Henry,contrib. Aug 17,  · American Lives: Reconsidering Henry Clay Henry Clay was a leading 19th century representative, senator, presidential candidate — and slaveholder.

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 awordathought.comtuency: 3rd district. A comprehensive biography of the statesman whom Abraham Lincoln called “the ideal politician.” 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 awordathought.com: Harlow Giles Unger. Patrick Henry (May 29, – June 6, ) was an American attorney, planter, and orator best known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention (): "Give me liberty, or give me death!" A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from to and from to Henry was born in Hanover County, Virginia, and was for the most Political party: Anti-Federalist, Anti-Administration.

Jul 24,  · Henry Clay lived in an age when he could rise from a log schoolhouse to be perhaps not, as the author claims, America's greatest statesman but undoubtedly one of its major historical figures.

The subject of this biography achieved success through ambition, genius, hard work, and talent in the right place for his awordathought.com: Harlow Giles Unger.The life of Henry Clay, the great American statesman: embracing an account of his early and domestic history, his moral and religious sentiments, his personal and professional qualities, his views upon the great questions of his time, his general political character and career, and the influence he exerted upon the nation as a patriot and.You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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