John Jay: Diplomat of the American Experiment

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Sep 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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In his lifetime, John Jay was the first chief justice of the Supreme Court, president of the Continental Congress, and governor of New York. But it was his role in keeping the Founding Fathers united as the day-to-day work of forming a government became more and more pressing that was to become his greatest feat. Supports history-social science standards requiring students to identify common themes in American art and thought as well as transcendentalism and individualism.
  

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Contents

Introduction
6
A Very Pleasing Prospect
18
We Will Never Submit
34
The Diplomat
55
The Federalist
71
The Most Hated Man in America 86
84
Timeline
99
Glossary 102
105
For Further Reading
106
Bibliography
107
Index
111
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