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Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union
Henry Clay was known as The Great Compromiser for his ability to bring opposing factions together in agreement. Clay's nickname was "Prince Hal", and his feud with President Andrew Jackson was legendary. Clay ran for president himself five times, but never won. Clay transformed the position of Speaker of the House into a position of influence and prominence, holding that position longer than anyone else in the 19th century. As a member of the Whig p...