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Encyclopedia > Treaty with Tunis (1797)

The Treaty with Tunis was signed on August 28, 1797 to provide protection to Americans at a cost higher than the Treaty of Tripoli imposed.

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Text of the Treaty (http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/barbary/bar1797t.htm)

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treaty: Definition, Synonyms and Much More From Answers.com (3862 words)
A treaty is negotiated by duly accredited representatives of the executive branch of the government; for the United States negotiations are ordinarily conducted by officials of the Dept. of State under the authority of the President.
Treaties can be loosely compared to contracts: both are means of willing parties assuming obligations among themselves, and a party to either that fails to live up to their obligations can be held legally liable for that breach.
Such treaties between colonizers and indigenous peoples are an important part of political discourse in the late 20th and early 21st century, but the treaties being discussed are internationally considered to be part of the nation's domestic law, and to have little international standing.
List of United States treaties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (394 words)
This is a list of treaties to which the United States has been a party or which have had direct relevance to U.S. history.
Under the United States Constitution, treaties must be ratified by the two-thirds approval of United States Senate in order to take effect.
1789 - Jay-Gardoqui Treaty with Spain, not ratified
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