John Jay consistently argued about the international advantages of adopting the Constitution. In Essay #3, Jay argues for a strong central government as the best way to protect the country from war – specifically from:
- Maritime Powers
- Regional Despotism
Further, he argues that a single government could draw from “the best men in the country” and that the voice of America would come from a single source – not many.
Go to the GrAdeSaver Summary of Federalist #3