Core Document Collection


Documents in Detail: Henry Clay's Market Speech

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Teaching American History’s Documents in Detail series focuses on a single document from one of our Core Document Collection volumes.  TAH’s CDC volumes are available for purchase or free download at

CDC Volume:  American Foreign Policy to 1899

Document:  Henry Clay, Market Speech