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John Jay is most well remembered for co-writing the Federalist Papers and serving as the President of the Continental Congress (1778-1779) and first Chief Justice of the United States (1789-1795). (photo: Reproduction courtesy of the Supreme Court Historical Society)

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John Trumbull (self-portrait) (1756-1843) was an American artist during the period of the Revolutionary War. He was the son of Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1784. A soldier in the Revolutionary War, John Trumbull was second personal aide to General Washington. In 1780, he went to London where he studied under Benjamin West and painted his first two battle scenes. In 1794, Trumbull acted as secretary to John Jay during negotiations of the treaty with Great…

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City

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1893 Mrs John Jay Chapman (Black Dress) by John Singer Sargent

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James madison helped with 29 of them. And I think John Jay caught a cold…

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"James Madison is all of us. He wrote 29 of the Federalist papers, man! That’s still like a lot please give the poor man some credit"

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Learn About John Jay College and What It Takes To Get In

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Hamilton- Lin-Manuel Miranda

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