Henry Clay

Nationalism

Henry Clay

Henry Clay was knows as the silver-tongued Kentuckian. Henry was a gifted speaker. He became involved with polotics at an early age of 29. He was appointed to the U.S. Senate. He was a Senator and Representative for Kentucky. Henry also became the Speaker of the House and was a prominent War Hawk. He pushed for expansion and war against Britain. Henry believed in a strong national government would promote national feeling

Nationalism

Nationalism if feelings of pride and loyalty to a nation. This new national found a strong supporter in Henry Clay who was a U.S. representative from Kentucky.