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Henry Clay

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noun

  1. United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

People

  1. Henry Clay, Sr. was an American lawyer, politician, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. He served three different terms as Speaker of the House of Representatives and was also Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829. He lost his campaigns for president in 1824, 1832 and 1844.
    • also known as 헨리 클레이; Клей, Генри; 亨利·克莱
    • born on (238 years ago) in Hanover County, child of John Clay and Elizabeth Hudson Watkins
    • nationality: United States of America
    • religion: Episcopal Church
    • education: College of William & Mary
    • profession: Lawyer, politician, statesman
    • Marriage with Lucretia Hart Clay since
    • parent of
    • died on (163 years ago) in Washington, D.C.
    • buried on (163 years ago) in Lexington Cemetery
    • written works: "The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 3", "The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 4", "The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 5", "The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 6", "The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 1", "The Clay Code; Or Textbook Of Eloquence", "The Papers of Henry Clay, Volume 2: The Rising Statesman,1815-1820", "Speeches Of Henry Clay Including A Biographical Sketch", "The Works of Henry Clay", "Henry Clay's remarks", "On the Seminole War: U.S. House of Representatives, 19 January 1819. On the Expunging Resolutions", "The problem of industrial relations and other lectures", "War and unemployment", "Henry Clay and the American system", "Mr. Clay's motion", "The private correspondence of Henry Clay", "Speech delivered by the Hon. Henry Clay, in the House of Representatives of the United States, on Friday, the eighth day of January, 1813, on the bill for raising an additional military force of twenty thousand men for one year", "Mr. Clay submitted the following motion for consideration", "Mr. Clay's speech, on the new Army bill", "Speech ... in the House of Representatives of the United States, on the 8th day of January, 1813, on the bill for raising an additional military force of twenty thousand men, for one year", "Speech of the Hon. Henry Clay, in the House of Representatives of U. S. on the Seminole War", "The life and speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay", "The life and speeches of Henry Clay", "Speech of the Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky, in the House of Representatives of the United States, on the 8th day of January, 1813", "Speech of Henry Clay, Esq., delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States on the direct tax, March, 1816", "The Papers of Henry Clay, Supplement"
  2. Henry Clay: John Henry Clay is a British rower who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics and in the 1980 Summer Olympics.
    • born on (60 years ago)
  3. Henry Clay is an author.
    • born in (133 years ago)
    • died in (62 years ago)
    • written works: "Economics", "Report on industrial relations in Southern Rhodesia", "Lord Norman", "The problem of industrial relations"
  4. Henry Clay was the father of Gatewood Galbraith.

There are other people with in their name, like Henry Clay Fry, Henry Clay Ide, Henry Clay Dean, Henry Clay Hall, Henry Clay Work, Henry Clay Evans, Henry Clay Frick, Henry Clay Niles, Henry Clay Payne, Henry Clay Dillon and many others.

Character

Henry Clay is a fictional character from the play Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

Writings

  1. "Henry Clay" is a book by Robert V. Remini.
    • subjects: United States of America, Congress
  2. "Henry Clay" is a book by Bernard Mayo.

Places

  1. Henry Clay a.k.a. Henry Clay, Kentucky: Henry Clay is an unincorporated community and coal town located in Pike County, Kentucky, United States. It was also known as the Henry Clay Coal Camp.
  2. Henry Clay a.k.a. Henry Clay, Delaware: Henry Clay is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Henry Clay Township and Henry Clay Frick House.

Miscellanea

  1. Henry Clay is a brand of cigars named after early American politician Henry Clay.
  2. Henry Clay was an American side paddle wheel steamboat that was involved in the Hudson River's worst steam disaster, near Riverdale, in The Bronx, New York, on July 28,1852. The Henry Clay launched in August 1851, was in service between Albany, New York and New York City in competition with other steamships and the Hudson River Railroad which had been completed along the east shore of the Hudson River to East Albany by 1851.
  3. Henry Clay was an American side paddle wheel steamboat that was launched in August 1851. On July 28, 1852, she was sailing on the Hudson River from the river port of Albany, New York, to New York City. As she neared Riverdale, New York, a fire broke out aboard. Reports indicated that upwards of five hundred people were on board with only two lifeboats which proved useless.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Henry Clay

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Kentucky (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Louisville Henry Clay, Lexington Joseph Desha, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War (2013)

A Political, Social, and Military History

and Mexican Clark, Meriwether Lewis Clay, Cassius Marcellus Clay, Henry Clay, Henry, Ir. Clayton-Bulwer Treaty Clifford, Nathan Coahuila y Texas Cochori, Skirmish at Coleto Creek, Battle of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction (2011)

by William L. Richter

January: Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky introduced a series of resolutions calling for compromising on a multitude of issues concerning slavery. 5—6 February: Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky spoke in favor of compromise, North and ...

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Small photo of USA - CIRCA 1986: A stamp printed in USA shows Henry Clay, circa 1986. "Great people of United States": a series of 15 stampsSmall photo of USA - CIRCA 1986: A stamp printed in United States of America shows Henry Clay, lawyer, politician, skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both Senate and in House of Representatives, circa 1986Small photo of USA - CIRCA 1986: A stamp printed in USA shows Henry Clay, circa 1986Small photo of Henry Clay (1777-1952)Small photo of Pres. Calvin Coolidge shooting clay pigeons at Bruel, Wisconsin. Sept. 5, 1928. Calvin Coolidge spent his 1928 summer vacation at Cedar Island, a private estate of the late Henry Clay Pierce.Small photo of United States of America-Circa 1983: a stamp honoring former Kentucky Senator Henry Clay.Small photo of UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1983: a postage stamp printed in USA showing an image of Henry Clay, circa 1983. More...

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An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters. (Henry Clay)
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