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Henry Clay the Lawyer

Maurice G. Baxter - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 160 pages
Though he was best known as a politician, Henry Clay (1777-1852) maintained an active legal practice for more than fifty years. He was a leading contributor both to the early ...
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Henry Clay: America's Greatest Statesman

Harlow Giles Unger - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 336 pages
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 ...
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At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union

Robert V. Remini - History - 2010 - 208 pages
In 1850, America hovered on the brink of disunion. Tensions between slave-holders and abolitionists mounted, as the debate over slavery grew rancorous. An influx of new ...
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The Republican Vision of John Tyler

Dan Monroe - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 252 pages
Monroe traces the origins of Tyler's political philosophy in his early years in the Virginia legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives before examining the crises Tyler ...
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The Bank of the United States and the American Economy

Edward Kaplan - Business & Economics - 1999 - 184 pages
An account of the history, structure, and operation of the First and Second Banks of the United States, this study examines how the banks performed as national and central ...
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The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun

Merrill D. Peterson - History - 1988 - 592 pages
Enormously powerful, intensely ambitious, the very personifications of their respective regions--Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, and John C. Calhoun represented the foremost ...
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The Age of Strict Construction: A History of the Growth of Federal Power ...

Peter Zavodnyik - Political Science - 2007 - 372 pages
The Age of Strict Construction explores the growth of the federal government's power and influence between 1789 and 1861, and the varying reactions of Americans to that growth.
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One and Inseparable: Daniel Webster and the Union

Maurice Glen Baxter - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 646 pages
This first full-scale scholarly biography of the formidable Yankee illuminates the interrelated currents of Webster's private life and his influential, controversial public career
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