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The family legacy of Henry Clay : in the shadow of a Kentucky patriarch / Lindsey Apple.

By: Apple, Lindsey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Topics in Kentucky history: Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xv, 340 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813134116; 0813134110; 9780813140377; 0813140374; 9781283244787; 1283244780.Subject(s): Statesmen -- United States -- Biography | Legislators -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Family legacy of Henry Clay.DDC classification: 328.092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cast of Characters -- Clay Family Trees -- Marriage -- Parenting -- Building Legacies -- A Deep Acquaintance with Grief -- Going It Alone -- Civil War, Family Struggles -- A New Image -- Legacy of Family -- Legacy of Risk -- Legacy of Service.
Summary: Known as the Great Compromiser, Henry Clay earned his title by addressing sectional tensions over slavery and forestalling civil war in the United States. Today he is still regarded as one of the most important political figures in American history. As Speaker of the House of Representatives and secretary of state, Clay left an indelible mark on American politics at a time when the country's solidarity was threatened by inner turmoil, and scholars have thoroughly chronicled his political achievements. However, little attention has been paid to his extensive family legacy. In The Family Legacy o.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cast of Characters -- Clay Family Trees -- Marriage -- Parenting -- Building Legacies -- A Deep Acquaintance with Grief -- Going It Alone -- Civil War, Family Struggles -- A New Image -- Legacy of Family -- Legacy of Risk -- Legacy of Service.

Known as the Great Compromiser, Henry Clay earned his title by addressing sectional tensions over slavery and forestalling civil war in the United States. Today he is still regarded as one of the most important political figures in American history. As Speaker of the House of Representatives and secretary of state, Clay left an indelible mark on American politics at a time when the country's solidarity was threatened by inner turmoil, and scholars have thoroughly chronicled his political achievements. However, little attention has been paid to his extensive family legacy. In The Family Legacy o.

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<p> Lindsey Apple , retired professor and chair of history at Georgetown College, is the editor of Scott County: A History and author of Cautious Rebel: A Biography of Susan Clay Sawitzky . He lives in Georgetown, KY.</p>

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