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By Michael Burgan

Henry Clay dedicated his existence and paintings to strengthening the U.S.. In his time he used to be an economist and a passionate believer in compromise. For Clay, the Union was once the most important to his center . younger scholars will love studying approximately this significant determine in America's heritage.

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By Michael Burgan

Henry Clay dedicated his existence and paintings to strengthening the U.S.. In his time he used to be an economist and a passionate believer in compromise. For Clay, the Union was once the most important to his center . younger scholars will love studying approximately this significant determine in America's heritage.

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Mr. Burgan is the recipient of an Edpress Award and belongs to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. COM ® Jane Addams: Social Reformer and Nobel Prize Winner John Paul Jones: Naval Hero Juliette Gordon Low: Founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer and Author Leif Eriksson: Norwegian Explorer Lewis and Clark: Explorers Mary McLeod Bethune: African-American Educator Patrick Henry: Orator and Patriot Phillis Wheatley: First Published African-American Poet Rachel Carson: Author and Environmentalist Robert Fulton: Engineer and Inventor Sacagawea: Native American Interpreter Samuel Adams: Father of the Revolution Samuel F.

Slavery and the Coming of the Civil War, 1831–1861. New York: Benchmark Books, 2000. Marquette, Scott. War of 1812. : Rourke Publishing, 2003. Tibbits, Alison. : Enslow Publishers, 2003. S. E. Washington, DC 20002 202/543-8919 31 Index abolitionists, 26–27 Adams, John Quincy, 20, 20, 21, 22 American Revolution, 7, 8 American System, 7, 15, 16, 20, 23 Ashland estate, 9 Bank of the United States, 16, 22 Battle of New Orleans, 19 bills, 14 Burr, Aaron, 21 Caribbean, 21 Clay, Elizabeth (mother), 7–8 Clay, Henry, 6, 27, 28 birth, 7, 7 death, 28 as diplomat, 15 duels, 12 education, 8 as Great Compromiser, 7, 18 health, 28 in House of Representatives, 7, 12, 14, 15, 20 law career, 8, 22 marriage, 8 as presidential candidate, 7, 22, 26–27, 27 as secretary of state, 21, 24 in Senate, 7, 9, 12, 22–23, 24, 25, 27, 28 as Speaker of the House, 14, 15, 20 as War Hawk, 13 as Whig Party leader, 22–23 Clay, John (father), 7, 8 Clay, Lucretia Hart (wife), 8 commerce, 8–9 Compromise of 1850, 27, 28 Compromise Tariff, 25 Crawford, William, 20 Declaration of Independence, 10 Democratic Party, 22–23, 26 Democratic Republican Party, 10, 22 Great Britain, 7, 11, 12, 13, 15, 19, 21, 24 Old Ironsides.

Clay would try to reach a compromise if he thought political arguments might hurt the country. 30 investors (in-VEST-urz) Investors are people who give money to a company so it can operate. In return, the company gives money back to the investors if it makes a profit. Both private investors and the government owned part of the national bank. html Note to Parents, Teachers, and Librarians: We routinely verify our Web links to make sure they’re safe, active sites—so encourage your readers to check them out!

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