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Summary John Jay begins by stating that for a number of years the general consensus among the people is that the best government for the nation would be a national government invested with sufficient power for all general purposes He then says the more that he carefully examines the issues the more convinced that the people are right For him the greatest issue concerning government is the safety of the people and in this essay he will argue that a cordial Union under an efficient national Government affords the best security that can be devised against hostilities from abroad Jay argues that wars are proportional to the just causes to go to war and so by examining whether a United States would have fewer causes versus the separate states you can discern which form of government would most likely preserve the peace of the land Jay then tells his readers that America has already formed treaties with six nations all of which except for Prussia are maritime nations and could readily injure the United States It is of paramount importance therefore to maintain these relationships with these countries especially considering the importance they hold to commerce in the young nation To him it seems that one national government could observe the laws of the nation more perfectly and punctually than thirteen separate state governments First for Jay one government has available the best men of the country in effect pooling the best men in each state city county etc and utilizing them for one common cause Thus the administration the counsel and the judicial decisions will be more wise in a united government and create a safer situation for foreign affairs to be conducted Next Jay argues that treaties in the national government will be argued and executed in the same manner not in thirteen different ways In addition because each state has different desires and wants persuasion that is not truly for their common
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