In the spring of 1850, three of the most prominent men of the time united one last time to help hold the country together. Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun and Henry Clay had spent their adult lives in the legislative and executive branches of our government. Their last speeches stirred America. Come and hear about them and those speeches and their impact in postponing the Civil War for a decade.
The 1850 Compromise
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