Federalist John Jay: History & Facts


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1. John Jay collaborated with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison to write what?

2. What did the Jay Treaty accomplish?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of John Jay. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the office John Jay most famously held as well as a significant accomplishment of the Jay Treaty of 1794.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Office for which John Jay was most famously known to hold
  • John Jay's collaboration with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison
  • Accomplishment of the Jay Treaty
  • John Jay's home state
  • Number of Supreme Court Cases John Jay heard in his first term

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on John Jay
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Jay Treaty of 1794
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the office John Jay most famously held

Additional Learning

To learn more about early American history, review the accompanying lesson titled Federalist John Jay: History & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Relate a brief biography of John Jay's early life and career
  • Explain John Jay's political affiliation as a Federalist
  • Know the office which John Jay most famously held from 1789-1795
  • Detail the significance of the Jay Treaty of 1794
  • Understand John Jay's contributions as a Founding Father