Henry Clay

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

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The program--now in its second year--has named Larry Gilmer, head football coach of Russellville Middle School in Russellville, AL; Sam Simpson, head football coach of Henry Clay High School in Lexington, KY; Brent Widdows, head football coach of Sterling Heights High School in Sterling Heights, MI; and Joey DiPiazza, head football coach of Albany High School in Albany, NY, as its 2015 honorees.
And when Polk defeated Henry Clay in November, the country was set on the road to seizing the Southwest--and to some key disputes in the lead-up to the Civil War.
One of the ships, the Henry Clay, had previously transported passengers who subsequently became ill with the disease.
The remaining subjects, all active within the United States are: Michigan-born poet and political philosopher Voltairine de Cleyre; radical labor activist Lucy Parsons; Samuel Fielden, an English immigrant and son of a well-known reformist employer; would-be assassin of Henry Clay Frick and lover and political ally of Emma Goldman, Alexander Berkman; Italian-born journalist Luigi Galleani; and the more conservative/libertarian leaning William Graham Sumner, a sociologist considered an early contributor to multiculturalism theory.
The most important Kentuckian since Henry Clay, McConnell knows how his hero Clay, who was called ''the great compromiser,'' failed to engineer Senate passage of a comprehensive compromise in 1850.
12 (1871) Clay County, named for statesman Henry Clay, was organized.
Ada's letters to her fiance Henry Clay Badger, also a graduate of Antioch, and to her family, during her time with the Hawthornes, have been available to scholars for many years.
Cactus Valley found his path severely blocked when Cresta Star fell, with the gelded son of Lawman eventually finishing third behind by Henry Clay and Daghash.
As the newly created United States of America gained its footing in the world, Henry Clay saw the need for cooperation to preserve what would become the world's greatest republican government.
But with the help of the state and The Port of New Orleans, we are expanding by opening our new, state-of-the-art terminal at the Henry Clay Street Wharf.
My Dad told me that General Mills negotiated the subcontract with Henry Clay, Hahn and Clay's owner at the time.
If it's history you want, Henry Clay, “The Great Compromiser,” is interred here.
The work also nicely infuses the biographical stories of such notable residents as Edmund Arthur Toledano, Frederick Nash Ogden, Henry Clay Warmoth, and Ezekiel John Ellis, among others.
The nine losing presidential candidates who Farris concludes made the greatest contributions to political change -- Henry Clay, Stephen Douglas, William Jennings Bryan, Al Smith, Thomas Dewey, Adlai Stevenson, Barry Goldwater, George McGovern, and Ross Perot -- receive their own chapters, while Al Gore, John McCain, and John Kerry are discussed in one chapter, and others are described in the Appendix.