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Great Triumvirate Quiz

The Great Triumvirate was a group of three U.S. Senators that were key figures during the former half of the nineteenth century. Can you select the correct answer regarding each of them?
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Last updated: October 31, 2022
First submittedOctober 1, 2022
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1. Delivered the "Second Reply to Hayne" speech
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
Henry Clay
2. Notable for arguing for states' rights to nullify federal laws
Daniel Webster
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
3. Only one of these Senators to serve a non-Southern State.
Daniel Webster
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
4. Was notable for crafting compromises like the Compromise of 1850
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
5. Ran for president three times and lost all three times
Daniel Webster
John C. Calhoun
Henry Clay
6. Was elected despite being below the constitutional age
Daniel Webster
John C. Calhoun
Henry Clay
7. Was an alcoholic and gambler
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
Henry Clay
8. Had a notable fictional short story about him
Daniel Webster
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
9. First of the three to become Secretary of State
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
Henry Clay
10. Formed the Nullifier Party
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
11. Died the earliest
Henry Clay
Daniel Webster
John C. Calhoun
12. Infamously helped John Quincy Adams win the election of 1824
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
13. Became Vice President
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
14. Served as Speaker of the House
Henry Clay
John C. Calhoun
Daniel Webster
15. Is on the thumbnail of this quiz
Daniel Webster
John C. Calhoun
Henry Clay
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Level 57
Oct 13, 2022
Oh btw, if you're wondering about the fictional short story, check out this Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil_and_Daniel_Webster
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Level 53
Oct 31, 2022
Great quiz (I just learned about these people in APUSH) but i thought henry clay founded the whig party and what party did calhoun found?
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Level 57
Oct 31, 2022
Lol, I'm in APUSH as well. You're right in saying that Henry Clay founded the Whig Party. I need to fix that. Thanks for playing! :D
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Level 57
Oct 31, 2022
the Nullifier Party
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Level 57
Oct 31, 2022
It's fixed now.
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Level 50
Oct 31, 2022
You totally spotlighted your own quiz to maximize it’s takes.
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Level 57
Nov 1, 2022
fr I did
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Level 70
Nov 1, 2022
Me being discriminated against on mobile for the last question, not being able to see the thumbnail.
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Level 57
Nov 1, 2022
That looks like an issue on my end as well on mobile. I’ll look into it.