submit an analysis of the legacy of Henry Clay’s political career.
You might want to consider the following questions, but you are not limited to them: Though Clay first came to Congress as a War Hawk, he gained the reputation as the “Great Compromiser.” Do you believe Clay should be remembered more for his compromises or for his other accomplishments in American government? How did Clay evolve over the course of his political career?
This assignment should be at least 300 words and contain your reactions or questions about some specific issue within the historical narrative which you find compelling. For full credit, your paper must not simply sum up the reading or repeat points made there. Rather, I’m looking for you to create your own interpretation, explain the emotional content of the piece, or discuss some original insight. Include citations as needed.
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