Interesting Facts

Near the end of his life Henry Clay was mauled by a goat

He served in the senate at 29 years old, this was against the constitutional age requirements

He ran for president 3 times and failed all of them

His nickname was, “The Great Compromise”

Henry Clay was a  businessman, landowner, farmer, horse breeder and politician

Clay’s most know quote is, “I’d rather be right than president.”

His father died when he was four

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