Henry Clay


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Noun1.Henry Clay - United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)Henry Clay - United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
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In this same year Henry Clay delivered his memorable speech on the Mexican War, at Lexington, Kentucky, and it was telegraphed to The New York Herald at a cost of five hundred dollars, thus breaking all previous records for news-gathering enterprise.
Come t' supper to-night?" said the Henry Clay; and so questions and answers flew back and forth.
The college was built on a five-acre tract purchased from Edward Creal by Gertrude Brown Murrah and her husband, Henry Clay Murrah, in March 1884.
FROM THE WAR OF 1812 TO THE COMPROMISE of 1850, American politics was dominated by four men: Andrew Jackson, the hero of New Orleans and two-term president; and three prominent senators: Henry Clay, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster.
Henry Clay of Kentucky, the speaker of the House, was well positioned to head negotiations.
After his death, his widow Susan Decatur rented the house to such prominent figures as Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren, and Edward Livingston, and ultimately sold it to John Gadsby.
Henry Clay and John Calhoun backed James Madison's Tariff of 1816, as did ex-free traders Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.
"When I was diagnosed with breast cancer on the day my beloved dog Henry Clay passed away from cancer linked to environmental toxins, I knew I had to be a voice of change," CEO Melissa Boland SAID.
James Henry Clay was born in 1911 in North Shields.
As if Henry Clay lacked cheerleaders among his legion of biographers, yet another has entered the echo chamber of admirers.
The members of the quintet met as postgraduates at the Royal Academy in London and their work takes them all over the UK and abroad, giving concerts and workshops, involving young and old.The quintet features MaryTyler (clarinet), Katy Ovens (flute), Alice Quayle (bassoon), Henry Clay (oboe) and Charlie Ransley (horn).