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nded the War of 1812 between the U.S. and Britain. It was signed in the Belgian city of Ghent but, due to the distances involved, could not prevent the Battle of New Orleans two weeks later. Treaty of Ghent
Issued Constantine in 313 AD; this proclaimed official tolerance of Christianity in the Roman Empire. Edict of Milan
Issued by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, this made Martin Luther an outlaw. His works were to be burned and he was to be captured; but he escaped with the help of the ruler of Saxon, Frederick Edict of Worms (pronounced as a V not a W)
French king Henry IV issued this in 1598. It recognized Catholicism as the official religion of France and gave Huguenots (French Protestants) the right to worship and public office Edict of Nantes (nahnt)
1919 treaty that ended WWI. Germany was officially blamed as the cause of the war & forced to pay reparations to England and France. Established the League of Nations. The US Senate rejected the treaty and never joined the L.o.N. Treaty of Versailles (Ver-Sigh)
This treaty opened two Japanese ports for western trade Treaty of Kanawaga
Affirmed the deity and eternality of Jesus Christ and defined the relationship between the Father and the Son as “of one substance.” It also affirmed the Trinity—the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit were listed as three co-equal and co-eternal Persons. Council of Nicea (presided over by Emperor Constantine)
China agreed to legalize the opium trade and open new ports to foreign trade. They also surrendered Kowloon Peninsula to Great Britain. Treaty of Tianjin
1925 treaty that guaranteed Germany's new borders with France and Belgium. This treaty brought hopes of a European peace; but this did not last. Treaty of Locarno
1928 pact signed by 63 nations, including the US, that renounced war as an instrument of national policy Kellogg-Briand Pact
Treaty signed by the US and its' Western Europe allies in 1949 in response to the Soviet takeover of Eastern Europe. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Pact signed by Eastern Bloc countries and the Soviet Union in 1955 to counter NATO Warsaw Pact
Treaty that ended the Mexican-American War and gave the US control of California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Treaty that gave Florida to the US and set up the boundaries between Spain's North American colonies and the United States Adams-Onis Treaty
1494 treaty that called for a line of demarcation in the New World. East of the line would be controlled by Portugal, west would be controlled by Spain Treaty of Tordesillas
1763 treaty that ended the Seven Years War. It saw France transfer Canada and lands east of the Mississippi to England. Spain gained control of Louisiana from France 1763 Treaty of Paris
1783 treaty that ended the American Revolution. It recognized American independence from England and granted Americans control of all land east of the Mississippi 1783 Treaty of Paris
1803 US purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France. President was Thomas Jefferson and one of the diplomats involved in the purchase was James Monroe Louisiana Purchase
1905 Treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War. It was orchestrated by US President Theodore Roosevelt; earning him the Nobel Peace Prize Treaty of Portsmouth
Treaty that the Bolsheviks made with the Germans that pulled Russia out of the First World War Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Non-aggression pact between Hitler and Stalin in August 1939; Hitler broke this pact by invading the Soviet Union in June of 1941 Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
1951 treaty between Japan and the allied powers that ended American occupation of Japan. Treaty of San Francisco
1973 agreement between North Vietnam, South Vietnam and the United States to bring an end to the Vietnam War. Led by Nixon Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Paris Peace Accords
officially ended World War I and was signed at its namesake French palace after the Paris Peace Conference. Treaty of Versailles
It is noted for the "Big Four" (Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd-George, Georges Clemenceau, and Vittorio Orlando) who headed the Allies' delegations, Treaty of Versailles
discussions of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points (particularly the League of Nations), and its controversial disarmament, war guilt, and reparations clauses. Treaty of Versailles
The conference was also notable for up-and-coming world figures who attended (John Maynard Keynes, Ho Chi Minh, Jan Smuts, etc.). Treaty of Versailles
a series of treaties signed in this Dutch city that (mostly) ended the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). They were signed by France and Spain for one side and by Britain, Savoy, and the United Provinces (The Netherlands) for the other. Treaty of Utrecht
The treaty confirmed a Bourbon prince (Philip, Duke of Anjou) on the Spanish throne (ending Habsburg control), but took steps to prevent the French and Spanish thrones from being merged.. Treaty of Utrecht
Some Spanish possessions, including Sicily, the Spanish Netherlands, Naples, and Gibraltar, were given to the victors Treaty of Utrecht
The treaty made no boundary changes and had minimal effect; both sides were ready for peace and considered the war a futile and fruitless endeavor. Treaty of Ghent
Ended the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). It was signed in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, after negotiations brokered by Theodore Roosevelt (for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize). Treaty of Portsmouth
Japan had dominated the war and received an indemnity, the Liaodong Peninsula in Manchuria, and half of Sakhalin Island, but the treaty was widely condemned in Japan because the public had expected more. Treaty of Portsmouth
Settled a boundary dispute between the U.S. and Spain that arose following the Louisiana Purchase. Adams-Onis Treaty
It was negotiated by then-Secretary of State John Quincy Adams and most notably sold Florida to the U.S. in exchange for the payment of its citizens' claims against Spain. Adams-Onis Treaty
It also delineated the U.S.-Spain border to the Pacific Ocean leading to its alternate name, the Transcontinental Treaty. Adams-Onis Treaty
negotiated at the presidential retreat of Camp David by Egypt's Anwar Sadat and Israel Menachem Begin; they were brokered by U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Camp David Accords
They led to a peace treaty the next year that returned the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt, guaranteed Israeli access to the Red Sea and Suez Canal, and more-or-less normalized diplomatic and economic relations between the two countries. Camp David Accords
This isolated Egypt from the other Arab countries and led to Sadat's assassination in 1981. Camp David Accords
ended the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and was signed in its namesake neighborhood of Mexico City. Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
Its most significant result was the "Mexican Cession" transferring California, Nevada, Utah, and parts of four other states to the U.S. It also made the Rio Grande the boundary between Texas and Mexico. Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
A "separate peace" signed by the Bolshevik government of the new USSR and Germany. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
The USSR needed to make peace to focus on defeating the "Whites" (royalists) in the Russian Civil War Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
it gave up Ukraine, Belarus, and the three Baltic countries after Germany invaded, an outcome worse than a German offer which chief Soviet negotiator Leon Trotsky had rejected. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
The treaty was negotiated in modern-day Brest (in Belarus) and was nullified by the subsequent Treaty of Versailles following Germany's defeat. Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Ostensibly divided the New World (and, in later interpretations, the entire world) between Spain and Portugal. Treaty of Tordesillas
It resulted from a bull by (Spanish-born) Pope Alexander VI granting lands to Spain and established a line west of the Cape Verde islands between future Spanish possessions (west) and Portuguese possessions (east). Treaty of Tordesillas
The line passed through Brazil, allowing the Portuguese to establish a colony there while Spain received the rest of the Americas. Endless wrangling and repeated revisions ensued. Treaty of Tordesillas
Collective name for two treaties ending the Thirty Years' War that were signed by the Holy Roman Empire, minor German states, Spain, France, Sweden, and the Dutch Republic. Treaty of Westphalia
It confirmed the principle of "cuius regio eius religio" (that a ruler's religion determined that of his country) introduced by the Peace of Augsburg, but mandated relative tolerance of other (Christian) faiths. Treaty of Westphalia
It adjusted the borders of German states and strengthened their princes with respect to the Emperor and transferred most of Lorraine and some of Alsace to France. Treaty of Westphalia
created the independent country of the Vatican City, made Catholicism the state religion of Italy (ended in 1984), and determined the proper remuneration for Church property taken by Italy. Lateran Treaty
It was signed by Benito Mussolini and a representative of Pope Pius XI in the namesake papal residence and ended the so-called "Roman Question" that arose out of the unification of Italy and the dissolution of the Papal States. Lateran Treaty
It ended the Spanish-American War and transferred Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico to the U.S. while making Cuba (ostensibly) independent. The treaty was the beginning of American imperialism and underwent a lengthy and contentious ratification. Treaty of Paris (1898 version)
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