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Established a British governor in New Zealand, recognised Maori ownership of their lands and other properties, and gave MÄori the rights of British subjects. Differences exist between the English and Maori (Tiriti o Waitangi) versions of the treaty.
There are currently 189 countries party to the treaty, five of which have nuclear weapons: the USA, the UK, France, Russia, and the People's Republic of China. India, Israel, and Pakistanâ€”have never signed the treaty.
Also â€œNo man shall be apprehended or imprisoned on the appeal of a woman, for the death of any other man than her husband.â€
The Treaty of Paris was one of two which ended the wars of the Napoleonic era. It was signed following the defeat and second abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.
â€œA treaty of peace between the United States of America, and the tribes of Natvie Americans called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pattawatimas, Miamis, Eel Rivers, Weas, Kickapoos, Piankeshaws, and Kaskaskias.â€
Peace settlement signed after the end of WW1.
Ended official persecution of Christians by establishing a policy of religious freedom for all. Signed by Constantine of the West and Licinius of the East.
Also known as "Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War".
Tiriti o Waitangi. New Zealand became a British colony. "In consideration thereof Her Majesty the Queen of England extends to the Natives of New Zealand Her royal protection and imparts to them all the Rights and Privileges of British Subjects."
Ratified 1778. First governing document or constitution of the USA.
Signed in Paris, the agreement formally ended the United States War for Independence. Also know as â€˜The Peace Treatyâ€™ and â€˜The Second Paris Peace Treatyâ€™.
Proclaimed by King John at Runnymede.
Thomas Jefferson (principal author). Minor alterations made by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.
Thomas Jefferson (principal author). Minor alterations made by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Two passages in Jefferson's draft were rejected by Congress â€” an intemperate reference to the English people and a denunciation of the slave trade.
Also known as the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. "Women shall be treated with all the regard due to their sex and shall in all cases benefit by treatment as favourable as that granted to men."
Also known as the Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War.
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