Thesis Statement?. 1-2 Sentence condensation of argument or analysis of your paper Test your ideas Organize Provide reader with main point You will prove your thesis with evidence. Building a Thesis. Answer your historical question Make sure it is an argument
Clay negotiated for…
The Missouri Compromise
The Nullification Crisis
The Compromise of 1850
Without the negotiating efforts of Senator Henry Clay in the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, the US would have fallen into Civil War before 1861?
"Henry Clay." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 May 2013. Web. 20 May 2013.
"Henry Clay Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 20 May 2013.
Schurz, Carl. Henry Clay. Boston Mass.: Houghton, Mifflin, 1899. Print.