Essays Tagged: "Henry Clay"

John Marshall: The Great Chief Justice

f the constitution. Other students of professor Wythe were Thomas Jefferson, John Breckinridge, and Henry Clay.Marshall became a lawyer at the age of twenty five. As Brian McGinty says about Marshall ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War Facts

the old south. He also fought for the protection of the south which contributed to the Civil War3) Henry Clay: (1777-1852) Statesman. Leader of the wing party. Clay played a central role on the stage ...

(3 pages) 140 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Jacksonian Democrats. Speaks about Andrew Jackson

f a wholecountry. 'Old Hickory' would not stand for this disobedience by this rebel state, and whileHenry Clay tried to help by lessening the tariff, a move which did not work to appeaseSouth Carolina ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Andrew Jackson 1824-1837" his years of precedency

d. He was the only candidate from the NorthEast. The two other candidates were William Crawford and Henry Clay. Crawford, the secretary of the Treasury during the presidential term of James Monroe, se ... ithin easy reach.Kentucky indicated that it would support Jackson. The same was expected with Ohio. Henry Randolph Storrs, a clay man from Utica, exclaimed that the only way Adams could get New York w ...

(8 pages) 108 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

This paper discuss how important having an education is. It discusses how formal education guarantes power among society.

use nothing is free in this world.In a book I read, " Leadership, Authority, and Power sharing", by Henry Clay Lindgren, there was little said about power. "By power, we mean the faculty of getting ot ... er." In G.Colombo R. Cullen and B. Lisle (Eds.), Rereading America (pp. 170)New York.Lindgren, Clay Henry. Leadership, Authority, and Power Sharing. NewYork, New York: Hoft, Rinchart, and Winston, 198 ...

(3 pages) 397 2 5.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Compare and contrast the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War.

e British were supplying the Indian with guns and ammunition and encouraging Indian trouble.William Henry Harrison is sent west to face off against Indian warchief, Tecumseh at the Battle of Tippecano ... nvinced that we can capture Canada, which they wanted for its fish, furs, land, and lumber. Warhawk Henry Clay is elected Speaker of the House, and appoints warhawks to the house committee on Foreign ...

(6 pages) 106 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Discusses possible causes for the Civil War. Emotional or Rational? Cites historians.

try but had not yet been declared slave or free since it was not a state. In 1850, seventy year old Henry Clay, the same person who resolved the fiery debate over the spread of slavery in 1820 with th ...

(5 pages) 72 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War: Prelude to the Civil War

ssouri. Slaveholders took this offensive, and naturally there was a dispute over this. That is when Henry Clay introduced the Missouri Compromise in 1820. This compromise affected the nation because i ...

(3 pages) 165 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

1928 election

lican, later to be known as the Whigs. Adams had the support of the respectable Secretary of State, Henry Clay, but he did not have the support of his own Vice-President, John C. Calhoun. Calhoun was ... . He threw his support in favor Jackson because he could tell that Adams and the Republicans wanted Henry Clay to succeed Adams in the election of 1832. William H. Crawford, presidential hopeful in 18 ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Out With the Old; In With the New: The Banishment of the Electoral College

Albert Gore, Henry Clay, Horace Greeley, Samuel J. Tilden, Grover Cleveland, they may not be in the history books ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Foreign policy

e entire North American continent and sophisticateor civilize it.In 1844, the prominent Whig leader Henry Clay, was competing with James K. Polk tobecome president of the United States. Polk known as ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

James Knox Polk

ah Childress on January 1, 1824. Knox ran for President, as the democratic nominee, in 1844 against Henry Clay. Clay got 1,300,097 (popular vote) and 105 (electoral vote). Polk won with 1,338,464 (pop ...

(1 pages) 42 2 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Mexican War: A Dose of Arsenic

ad to sectional conflict. The Election of 1844 proved critical to the fate of the territories. Both Henry Clay and van Buren tried again to avoid the matter of Texas for fear of war with Mexico. Clay ... orth remained staunchly in support of the Wilmot Proviso. After a seven-year absence from Congress, Henry Clay took over the task of drafting a Compromise. Clay knew what Taylor had failed to realize: ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Issues in the Jacksonian Era

The results of the Election of 1824 sparked rumors of a "corrupt bargain" between John Q. Adams and Henry Clay. Initially, there were five people running for president, but because of the number of ca ... majority of electoral votes. Only the top three candidates, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and Henry Clay would continue the race. It was left up to the House of Representatives to decide who the ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Henry Clay Would Have Made A Good President

Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster were all great leaders who were major contributors to ... to American politics for over thirty years. All had many strengths, but I believe out of the three, Henry Clay would have made the best President of the United States. Even though he owned slaves he f ... th and the South, which may have changed who was elected after them, even changing the country more.Henry Clay had many other great qualities that would have made a fine President. His best known nick ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


y and the questions over newly annexed territory. This territory was from the Mexican-American War. Henry Clay, "The Great Compromiser", from Kentucky came forth to write the Compromise of 1850. ... John Bell Plan -similar to Benton's Plan, but would split Texas into three states.n Henry Clay Plan, representing a committee of thirteen - reduced the size of Texas by about the same ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Two Party System

d the federal government's expanding role in the economy. Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and William H. Crawford were the chief players in the reemergence of the two-party syste ... allies due to his military history. Crawford was the favorite of the extreme state's faction, while Henry devoted himself to a rational plan; the "American System" proposed a great home market f ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jacksonian Democracy

ges" of the rich and the business class. Opposed to the Jacksonians were the Whigs, formed by Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, who believed that the federal government had a legitimate role in pro ...

(3 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Examining the Civil War

any such allegiance, if I can avoid it," (Clay, 1863, pg. 207). These words were spoken by Senator Henry Clay, whom represented Kentucky. Mr. Clay was a partisan man. However, given the nickname, "Th ... just and fair, on the part of the government, in relation to the nation's strong interest. Senator Henry Clay saw trouble ahead, between the sections of the United States, and attempted to address th ...

(11 pages) 80 1 0.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compromise of 1861

the Senate where the South had an equal amount of representatives (twenty-two of forty-four). Next, Henry Clay takes his turn at the problem and comes up with the Missouri Compromise that stated that ... s he disapproved the actions taken by this group of people. The crisis was ultimately resolved when Henry Clay once again steps in and draws up a compromise; the 1833 Compromise to Tariff. It didn't e ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History