Henry Clay, Portrait, Brady

Henry Clay is often given credit for the passage Missouri Compromise because he used his considerable influence as Speaker of the House of Representatives to forge a consensus in Congress. Image Source: Library of Congress.

Missouri Compromise Summary Related Entries

March 6, 1820

Missouri Compromise, Summary — Related Entries

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  • Coverage March 6, 1820
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  • Keywords missouri compromise, jesse burgess Thomas, henry clay, james Tallmadge, john w. taylor
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date May 27, 2022
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  • Date of Last Update May 6, 2022