Treaties

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All the treaties on the downloads on Mr. Heck's website

Treaty of Tordesillas

(1494) agreement between Portugal and Spain, declaring that newly discovered lands to the west of an imaginary line in the Atlantic Ocean would belong to Spain and newly discovered lands to the east of the line would belong to Portugal.

Peace of Paris 1763

Ended the Seven Year's War, France had to abandon all claim to North America; Great Britain received Canada and the eastern half of the Mississippi Valley, Spain got back the Philippine Islands and Cuba, but had to cede East and West Florida to England

Treaty of Paris 1783

The British recognized the independence of the United States. It granted boundaries, which stretched from the Mississippi on the west, to the Great Lakes on the north, and to Spanish Florida on the south. The Yankees retained a share of Newfoundland. It greatly upset the Canadians.

Jay's Treaty

(1794) Was made up by John Jay. It said that Britain was to pay for Americans ships that were seized in 1793. It said that Americans had to pay British merchants debts owed from before the revolution and Britain had agreed to remove their troops from the Ohio Valley

Pinckney's Treaty

(1795) agreement between the united states and spain that changed floridas border and made it easier for american ships to use the port of new orleans

Treaty of Greenville

(1795) Gave America all of Ohio after General Mad Anthony Wayne battled and defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. 1795 Allowed Americans to explore the area with peace of mind that the land belonged to America and added size and very fertile land to America.

Treaty of Ghent

(1814) Ended the War of 1812 and restored the status quo. For the most part, territory captured in the war was returned to the original owner. It also set up a commission to determine the disputed Canada/U.S. border.

Rush-Bagot Treaty

(1817) The US and British agreed to set limits on the number of naval vessels each could have on the Great Lakes.

Adams-Onis Treaty

(1819) known as transcontinental treaty, purchased Florida from Spain. Established western boundary for US and prevented Seminoles from invading Georgia

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

(1842) between the US and the Brits, settled boundry disputes in the North West, fixed most borders between US and Canada, talked about slavery and excredition

Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo

(1848) Treaty that ended the Mexican War, granting the U.S. control of Texas, New Mexico, and California in exchange for $15 million

Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

(1850) Treaty between U.S. and Great Britain agreeing that neither country would try to obtain exclusive rights to a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. Abrogated by the U.S. in 1881.

Reciprocity Treaty

(1854) Pierce succeeded in opening Canada to greater US trade- we lower tariffs for you if you lower tariffs for us

Treaty of Washington

(1871) England said they were sorry about the building the Alabama for the confederacy during the civil war

Treaty of Paris 1899

ended the Spanish-American War Spain agreed to remove all soldiers from Cuba and recognize American occupation of the area. Spain ceded Guan Puerto Rico and the Philippines to the United Stats. America gave Spain $20 million.

Hay-Pauncefote Treaty

(1901) Superseded the Clayton-Bulwer treaty, allowed the US to build a canal, but the canal had to be open equally to all nations

Taft Katsura Memo

(1905) Japan gets open market control of Korea and US gets open market control of the Phillippines (never official, set of notes taken by taft and prime minister of japan)

Treaty of Versailles

(1919) Created by the leaders victorious allies Nations: France, Britain, US, and signed by Germany to help stop WWI. The treaty 1)stripped Germany of all Army, Navy, Airforce. 2) Germany had to rapair war damages(33 billion) 3) Germany had to acknowledge guilt for causing WWI 4) Germany could not manefacture any weapons.

Washington Conference of 1921 Treaties

(1921) Harding called for this conference which led to an end to building new battleship fleets. Considered a successful model for a disarmament conference

Kellogg-Briand

(1928) This was the treaty created among many countries, even the Soviet Union, by Frank Kellogg, the US Secretary of State. The treaty spread the message of "renouncing war as an instrument of national policy". The treaty sought to create some fragile peace within stricken countries. However, per usual, the USA didn't include itself

Panmunjom Armistice

(1953) Ceasefire ended the Korean War/ Signed by the UN, North Korea and China

Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

(1963), A treaty signed by the Soviet Union and the United States, and roughly 100 other countries, that ended the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere.

Treaty of Paris (1973)

Ended the Vietnam War. North Vietnam released American POWs

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