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Henry Clayexternal image HenryClay5.jpg

Important Events and Ideas

  • He changed the role of Speaker of the House and made it the powerful position it is today.
  • He introduced Hereford Cattle to the United States and became one of most successful providers of mules to the south.
  • He actively encourage United States participation in the war of 1812.

"Did you know..." Factoids

  • He's a farmer
  • He's a horse rider
  • He's a statesman

"I wonder...." Questions

What Henry Clay do instead of trying to be president?
Did Henry Clay travel to different places?
Did he fight in any wars?

What I think about this person

  • He tried very hard to be President.
  • He was a good horse racer and a farmer.
  • He would have made a great President.
  • He didn't want there to be slavery.


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