Henry Clay

Henry Clay: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! Life of Henry Clay: American Statesmen By Carl Schurz Houghton Mifflin, vol.2, 1899
Politics and Statesmanship: Essays on the American Whig Party By Thomas Brown Columbia University Press, 1985
Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Henry Clay and the Politics of Consensus"
The Compromise of 1850 By Edwin C. Rozwenc D. C. Heath, 1957
Librarian's tip: "An Exchange Between Senator Thomas Hart Benton and Henry Clay on the Necessity of Compromise, Section B. Senator Clay's Reply" begins on p. 21
Selected American Speeches on Basic Issues, 1850-1950 By Carl G. Brandt; Edward M. Shafter Jr Houghton Mifflin, 1960
Librarian's tip: "Henry Clay: Compromise Speech of 1850" begins on p. 5
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Congress and the Civil War By Edward Boykin McBride Co., 1955
The Road to Disunion: Secessionists at Bay, 1776-1854 By William W. Freehling Oxford University Press, vol.1, 1991
Librarian's tip: Chap. 24 "The Electorate's Decision" and Chap. 28 "The Armistice of 1850"
Race and the Rise of the Republican Party, 1848-1865 By James D. Bilotta Peter Lang, 1992
Librarian's tip: Chap. 2 "Early Free Soilers and the Black Presence"
Emergence of the Presidential Nominating Convention, 1789-1832 By James S. Chase University of Illinois, 1973
Librarian's tip: Chap. 8 "Clay's Convention"
Temporarily FREE! Presidential Campaigns By Paul F. Boller Jr Oxford University Press, 1996 (Revised edition)
Librarian's tip: Chap. Ten "1824: John Quincy Adams and the Corrupt Bargain, " Chap. Twelve "1832: Jackson, Clay, and the Bank War" and Chap. Fifteen "1844: Polk and Manifest Destiny"
John Tyler, Champion of the Old South By Oliver Perry Chitwood D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1939
Librarian's tip: Chap. IX "Nullification and the Compromise of 1833"
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