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John Jay (1745-1829) was a conservative lawyer who became a leading patriot. He served as minister to Spain, became the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and negotiated the treaty of 1795 between the United States and Britain.
James Madison (1751-1836) worked for the Revolutionary cause as a member of the Continental Congress and the Virginia House of Delegates. The leader of deliberations at the Constitutional Convention, he fought for the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
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The Federalist No. 1: Hamilton
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Table of Contents
Note on the Text
Synopsis of The Federalist Papers
A Chronology of Events 1763-1791
Map of the United States c.1789
THE FEDERALIST PAPERS
Appendix: The Constitution of the United States (1787 and 1791)