Daniel Webster (* 18. January 1782 in Salisbury in the Merrimack County, New Hampshire, † 24. October 1852 in Marshfield, Massachusetts) was an US-American politician, US senator and a minister of foreign affairs.
life and working
Webster were born as a son of the married people Ebenezer and Abigail Webster and lived on the parental small farm, which its father received for its earnings/services in the Frenchman and Indian war given. Although his parents were poor, they sent their son to the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter. The young Webster remained there however only 9 months and changed to it to the Dartmouth college, where it graduated to 1801 as a lawyer. it opened its first Kanzlei in Boscawen and 1807 a new Kanzlei in Portsmouth to 1805 and married 1808 Grace Fletcher, with which it had a son.
Meanwhile occurred the Föderalisti party, he became 1812 their leader and drew into the house of representatives . 1816 it left congress of US and pulled after bad clay/tone. 1822 it returned and became 1827 senator of the Federal State Massachusetts. To 6. March 1841 he was appointed of president William Henry Harrison as a successor of John Forsyth the minister of foreign affairs. It kept this post up to 8. May 1843. Its successor became Abel P. Upshur. 1845 it decreased/went back into the senate. To 23. July 1850 again made it for president Millard Fillmore the minister of foreign affairs, which it also remained up to its death.
its most famous political act was its speech of 7. March 1850, in which it explained, for and against the slavery is not a question of the moral principles separates the historical reality. It appointed itself and. A. on the antique Greeks, who were nevertheless a democracy and slaves maintained and on the condition, who each citizen all rights, according to his opinion however not confirmed that colored ones, even if they were born in the states ranked among citizens. It insulted the Abolitionisten as a troublemaker without sense for the substantial, i.e. the preservation of the union.
The most conclusive and just as violently discussed counterargument at that time followed to 4. July 1854 by Henry David Thoreau, which argued, over the American condition of conditions still another higher, i.e. the göttlich Christian, and which would forbid slavery.
The speech contributed to out-hesitate the secession and with it the war around further 10 years. Today American pupils of parts, in particular the entrance set, must learn by heart, similarly the first sentence from Julius Caesars De bello Gallico, which latin pupils must often know.
Daniel Webster died to 24. October 1852 at a brain bleeding after a riding accident. After it were designated and. A. the submarine USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626), the Daniel Webster college in Nashua, New Hampshire and the city Webster in the Monroe County in the Federal State New York.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American politicians, US senator and minister of foreign affairs|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. January 1782|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Salisbury in the Merrimack County, New Hampshire|
|DYING DATE||24. October 1852|
|DYING PLACE||Marshfield, Massachusetts|