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The Compromise was actually a series of bills passed mainly to address issues ...
Dec 19, 2014
The role of
The United States after the Mexican-American War and the
The plan was set forth. The giants — Calhoun, Webster, and Clay — had spoken. Still the Congress debated the contentious issues well into the summer.
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 ...