Treaty

Prediction

  1. What do you think treaty means?

  2. Use treaty in a sentence.

  3. Think of an example of treaty in current events:

  4. Find an image of treaty:

Fun Fact

Definition

Treaty: A formal public agreement between the United States and one or more nations that must be approved by two-thirds of the Senate.

Sentence

At the end of WWI President Woodrow Wilson negotiated the Treaty of Versailles, but he was unable to get 2/3 of the Senate to agree to pass it.

Example

Republican bills counter Russia’s apparent violation of nuclear arms treaty

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Question(s)

  1. Who is in charge of negotiating treaties for the United States?

  2. What body has the power to vote for or against treaties?

  3. Currently, it takes 2/3 of the Senate to ratify a treaty. Would it be better to make ratification based on a simple majority?

  4. What is one treaty (nation or topic) you think Trump will negotiate?