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  • Shoshone treaty

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    hunter/gatherers and moved about, depending on the seasonal vegetation and game animals. The Shoshone tribe lived peacefully and happily until the US Government came and intimidated them into signing a treaty. The Treaty of Ruby Valley, also known as The Treaty of Peace and Friendship was signed in 1863. The treaty offered compensation for the damages suffered by the tribes in return for the safe passage of the gold through their territories. Around 1863, United States was involved in the Civil War. President

  • Treaty

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    In 1919, defeated Germany was presented with a peace treaty that followed World War I. The Treaty of Versailles was a settlement between the Allies and Germany; allies including David Lloyd George (Great Britain), George Clemenceau (France), and Woodrow Wilson (United States) that held Germany responsible for the war and consequences it cause. The treaty divided into sections fell into these main categories: military, territorial, general, and financial. The territorial consequences of WWI was the

  • Treaty-Making in Canada

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    Introduction “We are all treaty people” Campaign The year 1907 marked the beginning of treaty making in Canada. The British Crown claims to negotiate treaties in pursuance of peaceful relations between Aboriginal peoples and non-Aboriginals (Canada, p. 3, 2011). Treaties started as agreements for peace and military purposes but later transformed into land entitlements (Egan, 2012, p. 400). The Royal Proclamation of 1763, which recognizes Indian sovereignty and its entitlement to land, became the

  • Jays Treaty

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    Jay's Treaty "If this country is preserved in tranquillity twenty years longer, it may bid defiance in a just cause to any power whatever; such in that time will be its popularity, wealth and resources," stated by George Washington in response to demonstrators over the Jay Treaty. 1 Washington's remark was regarding the public's uproar following the release of information on the status of the discord with Great Britain. The people had just been informed of the contents of the Jay Treaty which were:

  • The Treaty of Versailles

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    The Treaty of Versailles The treaty of Versailles ended the First World War; it was supposed to stop all of the fighting and suffering for good. It did the opposite. The question of whether it was too harsh has been argued relentlessly since it was first drawn up too this very day. Britain and France both wanted to gain the same out of the treaty, revenge. Both countries had lost many men, but France had also lost a lot a land and it was nearly all fought in France, all that was left

  • The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

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    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1948 would have lasting negative effects on Mexican Americans. The Treaty was signed after America had won the Mexican American war. America gained possession of the southwest states that had been part of Mexico for the price of around eighteen million dollars. In Article IX of the Treaty, it states that the Mexicans "shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty and property, and secured in the free

  • The Treaty of Versailles

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    The Treaty of Versailles Despite Woodrow Wilson's plan for peace near the end of World War I, he failed to gain Congressional support for the Treaty of Versailles. The Treaty of Versailles was intended to be a peace agreement between the Allies and the Germans. However, once the negotiation of the Treaty, the Allies found they had conflicting ideas and motives surrounding the reparations and wording of the Treaty. The Treaty formally placed the responsibility for the war on Germany and its allies

  • The Versailles Treaty

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    The Versailles Treaty The Treaty of Versailles was intended to be a peace agreement between the Allies and the Germans. Versailles created political discontent and economic chaos 1in Germany. The Peace Treaty of Versailles represented the results of hostility and revenge and opened the door for a dictator and World War II. November 11, 1918 marked the end of the first World War. Germany had surrendered and signed an armistice agreement. The task of forming a peace agreement was now in the

  • The Ghent Treaty as Seen by Americans

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    The Ghent Treaty as Seen by Americans Ghent Treaty: Success or Failure? The War of 1812 was fought between the new and fragile United States against the British Empire, Canadian Provinces and a few Woodland Indian Tribes. The War of 1812 was an attempt by the Americans to establish their dominance in North America by conquest of the British owned Canadian Provinces. With an under supplied and undermanned army and navy the United States managed to scrape up a stalemate with the British. The British

  • The Treaty Of Versailles: The Formation Of The Treaty Of Versailles

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    Paris spring 1919, Europe has just lived through the desolation of the First World War, and the French people embraced the men who had helped them win victory. At the peace conference, that lead to the formation of the treaty of Versailles, the most puissant of the triumphant nations, were represented by the big three: Woodrow Wilson President of the United States of America, Clemenceau the President of France and Lloyd George the Prime Minister of Britain. Europe was “racked by hatred, fear, nationalism