American Patriot Quiz
Quiz Yourself on Great American Politician Henry Clay
Test your knowledge of American politician and statesman, Henry Clay, born April 12, 1777 in Hanover County, Virginia.

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1. Clay served three non-consecutive terms as what?
   Vice President
   Governor of Kentucky
   Speaker of the House
   Secretary of War
2. Clay was a leader and founder of what political party?
   Whig
   Democrat
   Know Nothing
   Democratic-Republican
3. Due to his ability to broker important agreements, what nickname did Clay earn?
   The Great Debater
   A Man Most Agreeable
   The Great Compromiser
   The Great Diplomat
4. Because of his role in the Compromise of 1850, which temporarily eased tensions between the North and South, Clay earned what other nickname?
   The Great Pacificator
   The Union Tamer
   The Dealmaker
   The Great Orator
5. From 1825 to 1829, Clay served as the 9th Secretary of State during which president's administration?
   Andrew Jackson
   Martin Van Buren
   William Henry Harrison
   John Quincy Adams
6. Clay represented what state as both a Senator and Representative?
   Virginia
   Kentucky
   Ohio
   New York
7. After his disputed loss to John Quincy Adams in the presidential election of 1824, Clay was appointed Secretary of State, a move that many critics refer to as what?
   The Spoils System
   The Shady Deal
   The Corrupt Bargain
   The Back Room Negotiation
8. Clay received a law degree from what Virginia college, the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States?
   William and Mary
   Virginia
   Virginia Tech
   George Mason
9. During the 1840 presidential election, Clay lost his party's nomination to what formal general?
   Andrew Jackson
   John C. Calhoun
   Martin Van Buren
   William Henry Harrison
10. Clay famously said "I had rather be right than" what?
   Wrong
   Admired
   President
   Loved