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Henry Clay, U.S. senator from Kentucky, was determined to find a solution. In 1820 he had resolved a fiery debate over the spread of slavery with his Missouri ...
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BREAKUP OF TEXAS: Of the land claimed by Texas after annexation (left), about
1/3 was ceded to the U. S. in exchange for $10 million in the
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The plan was set forth. The giants — Calhoun, Webster, and Clay — had spoken. Still the Congress debated the contentious issues well into the summer.
Citation: Resolution introduced by Senator Henry Clay in relation to the adjustment of all existing questions of controversy between the states arising out of the ...