Why was Henry Clay never elected as a president despite him being a better candidate than suppose, John Tyler.?

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago
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    Because he lost to Jackson not Tyler and it's usually tough to beat an incumbent.

  • Cathy
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    Because  Tyler lucked into the job when William Henry Harrison died on the job

    Source(s): Tippiecanoe and Tyler too
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