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William Jay. J. & J. Harper, 1833. Page 385 - The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
William Jay. vol 2 of 2. Selected pages. 17 And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. Appears in 655 books from 1755-2008. Page 386 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee. Appears in 401 books from 1801-2008. Не удалось найти ни одного отзыва. affairs affectionate America answer appointed arrived articles of confederation assure attention authority believe blessings Britain British cause character chief justice circumstances citizens claims colonies committee conduct Congress consider constitution Convention court dear sir declared delegates duty election endeavours enemies England esteem excited expected favour federacy foreign France French minister friends gentlemen give governor happiness honour important independence induced informed interest Jay's John. Стр. 35 - Lest this declaration should disquiet the minds of our friends and fellow-subjects in any part of the empire, we assure them that we mean not to dissolve that union which has so long and so happily subsisted between us, and which we sincerely wish to see restored.
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John Jay (December 23, 1745 – May 17, 1829) was an American statesman, patriot, diplomat, Founding Father of the United States, abolitionist, negotiator and signatory of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second Governor of New York, and the first Chief J. .
John Jay (December 23, 1745 – May 17, 1829) was an American statesman, patriot, diplomat, Founding Father of the United States, abolitionist, negotiator and signatory of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second Governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States (1789–1795). foreign policy for much of the 1780s and was an important leader of the Federalist Party after the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788.
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He was one of the foremost Founding Fathers, first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and author of The Federalist Papers but have you or your children even heard of John Jay?
John Jay was one of the leading fighters for American independence and a leader in the establishment of our republic, yet today he has fallen into undeserved obscurity. William Jay, author and son of Jay hoped to stave off this fate: "It would be doing injustice to the American people to suppose, that they do not take an interest in knowing the characters and actions of those to whom they are indebted for the liberty and prosperity they enjoy."
Your studies of the American Revolution and the first years of Constitutional government will be tremendously enriched for John Jay s life takes in a panorama of the dramatic and world-changing events of those tumultuous years. This volume gives you an insider's view of:
* Jay's strategic consultations with General George Washington about the direction of the Revolutionary War
* The organization of the Federal Government and Supreme Court Jay's key role in each, and in every important detail of the molding of our political systems
* The noble political activities of Jay in collaboration with John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and other Founders refreshing reading in this age of sound-bites and shallow opportunism
Poll charts and focus groups in John Jay's office? Hardly: "Neither courting nor dreading the public opinion on the one hand, nor disregarding it on the other, I joined myself to the first assertors of the American cause, because I thought it my duty; and because I considered caution and neutrality, however secure, as being no less wrong than dishonourable."
ACLU, take note: the first Chief Justice was a fervent and strong-willed Christian.