Monday, April 18, 2011

"The Great Compromiser"/Lisa Grimm and Michelle Sarah Appleton/Karen's Office

"The United States Senate", Robert Whitechurch
This is a hand-colored engraving of the Chamber that Henry Clay,the "Great Compromiser", when he introduced the the compromise of 1850.Clay is at center stage presenting the compromise to the Senate, Calhoun stands third from the right, and Webster, head-in-hand, sits at the left. Daniel Webster, John C. Calhoun, and Clay were struggling to balance the interests of the North, South, and West, when Clay presented the compromise. 

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