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John Jay

Author: Stuart A Kallen
Publisher: Edina, MN : ABDO Pub., ©2001.
Series: A & D biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Describes the life and political career of the man who was a delegate to the First Continental Congress, one of the authors of "The Federalist," and first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Jay; John Jay; John Jay
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart A Kallen
ISBN: 1577650131 9781577650133
OCLC Number: 38504301
Notes: "Where on the Web"--Page 61.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Rise of a New York family --
Son is born --
Dreaded Stamp Act --
Jay, the law clerk --
More tea troubles in the North --
Committee of 51 --
First Continental Congress --
War! --
Declaring Independence --
"The risk of our lives and fortunes" --
New York Chief Justice --
Treaty troubles --
Jays in Spain --
Paris Peace Treaty --
New Constitution --
Setting up the State Department --
Chief Justice --
Troubles across the ocean --
Special envoy --
Burning John Jay --
Final days --
Conclusion --
Timeline --
Where on the web? --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: A & D biographies.
Responsibility: by Stuart A. Kallen.

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Describes the life and political career of the man who was a delegate to the First Continental Congress, one of the authors of "The Federalist," and first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-20) Good Permalink

     Well done biography for John Jay, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Discusses his early life and career and is generally well balanced, with a mix of illustrations and photopraphs which give a good feel for the time in which John Jay lived. Has a timeline, glossary...
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