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Henry Clay The Man Who Would Be President

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ISBN-10: 0190498048

ISBN-13: 9780190498047

Edition: 2018

Authors: James C. Klotter

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Charismatic, charming, and one of the best orators of his era, Henry Clay seemed to have it all. 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--the man he put in office--and as acknowledged leader of the Whig party. As the broker of the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay fought to keep a young nation united when westward expansion and slavery threatened to tear it apart. Yet, despite his talent and achievements, Henry Clay never became president. Three times he received Electoral College votes, twice more he sought his party's nomination, yet each time he was…    
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Book details

List price: $26.49
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/16/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 536
Size: 9.49" wide x 6.42" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English