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Handout B: Vocabulary and Context Questions – John Jay (1745-1829)


John Jay’s letter to Elias Boudinot (1819)

  1. Vocabulary: Use context clues to determine the meaning or significance of each of these words and write their definitions:
    1. concur
    2. migration
    3. importation
    4. competent
    5. toleration
    6. repugnant
    7. discordancy
  2. Context: Answer the following questions.
    1. When was this document written?
    2. Who wrote this document?
    3. What type of document is this?
    4. What was the purpose of this document?