Clay, Henry


Clay, Henry
(1777-1852)
   American statesman and orator.
   Index: Bk His confident prediction of conquest of Canada, 215.
   Bib.: Works, ed. by Colton, 1857; new ed., 1898; Schurz, Life of Henry Clay; Cyc. Am. Biog.

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  • Clay, Henry — born April 12, 1777, Hanover county, Va., U.S. died June 29, 1852, Washington, D.C. U.S. politician. He practiced law from 1797 in Virginia and then in Kentucky, where he served in the state legislature (1803–09). He was elected to the U.S. House …   Universalium

  • Clay, Henry — ► (1777 1852) Político estadounidense. Autor de un programa político encaminado a independizar E.U.A. de toda influencia europea (el denominado American System). * * * (12 abr. 1777, cond. Hanover, Va., EE.UU.–29 jun. 1852, Washington, D.C.).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CLAY, HENRY —    an American statesman, born in Virginia; bred for the bar, and distinguished for his oratory; was for many years Speaker of the House of Representatives; was a supporter of war with Britain in 1812 15, and party to the treaty which ended it;… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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