Excerpt from Delivered at Plymouth December 22, 1820 in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New EnglandA Discourse, delivered at Plymouth, December 22, 1820 In commemoration of the First Settlement of New England By Daniel Webster.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Best Read Delivered at Plymouth: December 22, 1820 in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New-England (Classic Reprint) author Daniel Webster For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Daniel Webster, was a leading American statesman during the nation s Antebellum Period He first rose to regional prominence through his defense of New England shipping interests His increasingly nationalistic views and the effectiveness with which he articulated them led Webster to become one of the most famous orators and influential Whig leaders of the Second Party System.Daniel Webster was an attorney, and served as legal counsel in several cases that established important constitutional precedents that bolstered the authority of the Federal government As Secretary of State, he negotiated the Webster Ashburton Treaty that established the definitive eastern border between the United States and Canada Primarily recognized for his Senate tenure, Webster was a key figure in the institution s Golden days So well known was his skill as a Senator throughout this period that Webster became a third and northern counterpart of what was and still is known today as the Great Triumvirate, with his colleagues Henry Clay from the west and John C Calhoun from the south His Reply to Hayne in 1830 was generally regarded as the most eloquent speech ever delivered in Congress As with Henry Clay, Webster s desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South Webster tried three times to achieve the Presidency all three bids failed, the final one in part because of his compromises Similarly, Webster s efforts to steer the nation away from civil war toward a definite peace ultimately proved futile Despite this, Webster came to be esteemed for these efforts and was officially named by the Senate in 1957 as one of its five most outstanding members.
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- Delivered at Plymouth: December 22, 1820 in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New-England (Classic Reprint)
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