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 Methuen Treaty - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Methuen Treaty was a treaty on wine and textiles trade treaty between Portugal and England signed in 1703.
This was a commercial treaty between Portugal and England which established that English textiles would be accepted in Portugal and that the Portuguese wines would be preferred in England, by paying only two thirds of the rates settled with the French.
Preference was granted under this treaty to wines from Portugal and this provided great stimulus to the wine producers in the hinterland of Oporto.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /methuen_treaty.htm   (174 words)

 Treaties of Nijmegen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Treaties of Peace of Nijmegen (Negotiations de Nimegue or Negotiations de la Paix de Nimegue) were a series of treaties, August 1678 - December 1679, ending war between various countries, including France, United Provinces, Spain, Brandenburg, Sweden, Denmark, Münster, the Holy Roman Empire m.m, during the Franco-Dutch War (1672-1678).
Under the treaty that ended the Franco-Dutch War, France gained control of the Franche-Comté (from Spain).
Sweden was not part of the treaty, but a paragraph in the treaty forced the United Provinces to take a neutral approach toward Sweden, with which they had been at war since 1675.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Treaty_of_Nijmegen   (384 words)

 Treaty of Westminster (1654) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1654 Treaty of Westminster ended the First Anglo-Dutch War of 1652–1654.
In it, the United Provinces recognized Oliver Cromwell's Navigation Acts, which required imports to the Commonwealth of England must be carried in English ships, or ships from the goods' origin.
Since the Navigation Acts had been the cause of the war, the treaty failed to resolve the dispute between the two countries and merely set the stage for the Second Anglo-Dutch War of 1665–1667.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1654_Treaty_of_Westminster   (111 words)

 CAIN: Issues: Politics: Towards a New Ireland - Proposals by the Social Democratic and Labour Party
Westminster is the legal sovereign over Northern Ireland at present and only the British parliament could surrender the sole and exclusive power to exercise jurisdiction in, over and under Northern Ireland and its territorial waters.
Westminster would also have to pass consequential legislation to enable the troops to be placed under the command of the joint sovereigns, to enable payments of subventions to the Commissioners etc.
If this situation did arise and since it is desirable that the treaty provisions should not be negated, it is possible to include a provision in the treaty that in the event of one of the parties failing to carry out a particular duty in the treaty e.g.
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 Encyclopedia: Jay Treaty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition, the treaty failed to deal with two other issues between the nations: the impressment of sailors and the debts owed by way of compensation to Loyalists.
The treaty was submitted to the United States Senate for ratification on June 8, 1795.
On August 14, the Senate ratified the treaty with the condition that the treaty contain specific language regarding the June 24th resolution.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Jay-Treaty   (1241 words)

 treaty port - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about treaty port   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a result of the enforced unequal treaties, treaty ports were established mainly in China, from 1842; and Japan, from 1854 to 1899.
The Nan-Shan was on her way from the southward to the treaty port of Fu-chau, with some cargo in her lower holds, and two hundred Chinese coolies returning to their village homes in the province of Fo-kien, after a few years of work in various tropical colonies.
The treaty ports of the world were never entered by her visiting battleships.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /treaty%20port   (267 words)

 1748, Oct. 18. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Maria Theresa and Kaunitz induced Britain to conclude a new subsidy treaty with Russia in 1755.
Dreading a French attack upon Hanover, George II concluded, in Jan. 1756, a treaty of neutrality with Frederick at Westminster, which caused a rupture between Britain and Russia.
The French occupied Hanover, though the treaty was rejected by the British government.
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 Statute of Westminster 1931 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Statute of Westminster 1931 was the enactment of the United Kingdom Parliament (December 11, 1931) which established the legislative equal status of the self-governing dominions of the British Empire and United Kingdom.
(There exist also the unrelated Statutes of Westminster of 1275, 1285 and 1290 (known as First, Second and Third), passed by the parliaments of King Edward I.) The Statute is sometimes referred to, especially in the former dominions, as the Treaty of Westminster, although it was not in the form of a treaty.
The State Government sent a delegation to Westminster to cause the result to be enacted, but the British Government refused to intervene on the grounds that it was a matter for the Commonwealth of Australia.
www.southhouston.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Statute_of_Westminster_1931   (1220 words)

 Treaty of Westminster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Treaty of Westminster is the title of several treaties, including:
Treaty of Westminster (1674); ending the Third Anglo-Dutch War
The Statute of Westminster (1931), which transformed the British Empire into the British Commonwealth of Nations, is often referred to (particularly in the former dominions) as a "Treaty" of Westminster.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Treaty_of_Westminster   (131 words)

 Treaty of Westminster (1461)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Treaty Establishing the European Community Consolidated version of the EC Treaty, taking into account the amendments made by the Treaty of Maastricht.
Westminster Montessori The Montessori School of Westminster opened in 1974 as a creation of the Montessori Society of Westminster, a group of parents who had studied schools and had chosen Montessori as the ideal learning style for their children.
NATO - The North Atlantic Treaty Text of the treaty that established NATO in 1949.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Treaty_of_Westminster_(1461).html   (358 words)

 Diocese of New Westminster - Anglican Church of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Treaties are about ensuring there are benefits to all parties at the table.
Treaties are about knowing who owns what, who does what and how disputes are resolved.
Jack Weisgerber, a vocal opponent to the Nisga'a treatym was appointed as the provincial treaty Commissioner at BCTC.
www.vancouver.anglican.ca /default.asp?Menu=103&SubMenu=1&Item=0&Content=RTF/Analysis.htm   (4429 words)

 List of treaties
International Law of Treaties - Introduction to the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1969 on the basis of its inherent principles with links to the authentic texts of the convention in English, French and Spanish as well as to a translation into German.
Handbook for International Treaties on Substances that deplete the Ozone Layer - Includes the Montreal Protocol, which sets the "elimination" of ozone-depleting substances as its "final objective," and follow-on agreements.
Complete List of the Treaties of the Council of Europe, Including the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and Protocols - The full list of the treaties which create the structure of the European Union, including the Convention on Human Rights and all the protocols added to it.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/List_of_treaties.html   (939 words)

 1674 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster.
November 10 - Anglo-Dutch War: As provided in the Treaty of Westminster of Feb 19, Netherlands cedes New Netherlands to England.
December 4 - Father Jacques Marquette founds a mission on the shores of Lake Michigan to minister to the (the mission would later grow into the city of Chicago).
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Secret treaty between Emperor Charles V and Henry VIII providing for a joint invasion of France before March 1523.
Treaty between Henry VII and Charles VIII of France.
Treaty signed as part of the marriage negotiations of Margaret Tudor, daughter of the Henry VII of England and James IV, King of Scotland.
tudorhistory.org /calendar/treaties.html   (169 words)

Held, although the Convention and implementing legislation preceded the Treaty of 1921, the prohibi- tion in the legislation and Regulations thereunder against shooting mallard ducks out of season is binding as against an Indian who shot such a duck for food in reliance on the terms of the treaty.
In The North-West Angle Treaty of 1873, a clause that be- came the model for all subsequent treaties appears.
While this refers only to the annuities payable under the treaties, it is difficult to see that the other covenants in the treaties, including the one we are here concerned with, can stand on any higher footing.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A treaty was signed at Westminster, February 19, The ^^ between the British king and their High Mighti- «fw«-nesses at the Hague, and among its provisions was Feb. 19,' one which finally shaped the destiny of New l6?* Netherland, and made it an English province.
The end of the unnatural estrangement between English and Dutch was approaching; children born that year in London and Amsterdam were still in the schoolroom when the Prince of Orange was hailed as King of England.
The crown lawyers decided that his title was extinguished by the Dutch conquest, and that the treaty handed it over from the States General to Charles II.
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 New Netherland Project Historical Calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the third Anglo-Dutch war.
The Treaty of Westminster, ending the first Anglo-Dutch war.
New Netherland officially returned to England as the province of New York, as a result of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the third Anglo-Dutch war.
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 Treaty Of Westminster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was o­ne of several kings who signed a treaty with Aethelstan of Wessex...
Westminster has operated in complete contempt of its own law for ages and to undo...
The 1954 Treaty says that unless such buildings are being used by...
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 Seven Years War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1755, when hostilities broke out in North America, George II, king of England and elector of Hanover, negotiated the Treaty of Westminster with Frederick II of Prussia, who guaranteed the neutrality of Hanover.
The treaty of Hubertusburg, though it restored the prewar status quo, marked the ascendancy of Prussia as a leading European power.
Through the Treaty of Paris, Great Britain emerged as the world’s chief colonial empire, which was its primary goal in the war, and France lost most of its overseas possessions.
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 Federal Parliament's Changing Role in Treaty Making and External Affairs (Research Paper 15 1999-2000)
For example, clause XVII of the Extradition Treaty between Chile and Great Britain of 26 January 1897 provided that the treaty shall be applicable to the colonies of Her Britannic Majesty so far as the laws in such colonies allow.(31) The Extradition Act 1870 (UK) implemented extradition treaties both in Great Britain and the colonies.
It provided that the words 'and treaties' be omitted from sub-clause 52(xxvi), in conformity with the amendment to covering clause 7.(53) The amendment was passed and the reference to treaties was removed, leaving the sole reference to treaties in the Constitution to the now largely redundant reference in section 75.
Treaties negotiated at international conferences were to be signed by representatives on behalf of all the governments of the Empire represented at the Conference.
www.aph.gov.au /library/pubs/rp/1999-2000/2000rp15.htm   (11997 words)

 Description of the Canado-American Treaties Collection
Canadian treaties are collected in a number of documentary series for archival and research purposes.
Examples include the Treaty of Paris ending the American War of Independence (Peace), the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812 (Peace), and the Jay Treaty of 1795 (Commerce).
However, Canada remained a part of the British Empire, which was considered an indivisible unit in international relations, and the official negotiator of treaties with the U.S. continued to be the Foreign Office of HM Government in London.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/description.en.html   (432 words)

 STATUTE OF WESTMINSTER 1931 FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Statute of Westminster 1931 was the enactment of the United_Kingdom Parliament (December_11, 1931) which established a status of legislative equality between the self-governing dominions of the British_Empire and the United Kingdom.
(There exist also the unrelated Statutes_of_Westminster of 1275, 1285 and 1290 (known as First, Second and Third), passed by the parliaments of King Edward I.) The Statute is sometimes referred to, especially in the former dominions, as the Treaty of Westminster, although it was not in the form of a treaty.
The state government sent a delegation to Westminster to cause the result to be enacted, but the British Parliament refused to intervene on the grounds that it was a matter for the Commonwealth of Australia.
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 Reese Catalogue 238 - Section I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Treaty of Westminster of 1674 (item 9) was another diplomatic victory for the British, as the Dutch surrendered New York to the British for the final time, leaving France as the only rival to British hegemony in Canada and the West Indies.
This treaty supposedly brought peace between the Spanish and French throughout the world, but was really a screen by Louis XIV for his incursions on Spanish dominions in the New World.
The first is a treaty of peace between the two nations, followed by the commercial treaty, and concluded with a treaty signed in 1715 clarifying certain articles in the 1713 commercial treaty.
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 EU Constitutional Treaty: 12 Jul 2004: Written answers (TheyWorkForYou.com)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the areas of shared competence within the EU Constitutional Treaty where a unanimous decision of the member states will be required to enable the Union to acquire sole competence.
Article I-13 of the EU Constitutional Treaty details the areas of shared competence between the Union and the member states.
According to the provisions of the EU Constitutional Treaty, these changes would require an Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) to be convened.
www.theyworkforyou.com /wrans/?id=2004-07-12.966W.6   (187 words)

 Britain in Europe - Welsh Treaty Go-ahead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Peter Hain said: "The Treaty is an important document for the people of Wales and by ensuring that the draft is made widely available we can have a well-informed debate.
The Constitutional Treaty is essential for an EU of 25 Member States to work together efficiently.
Meanwhile, the SNP demanded the treaty be translated into Scotland's 'indigenous languages'.
www.britainineurope.org.uk /inyourarea/wales/news/welsh-treaty-go-ahead   (920 words)

 I should have brought my treaty of...: 28 Apr 2003: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com)
The treaty of Nice sets out the clear and simple issue, which the Bill is trying to implement, of changing the number of MEPs in order to allow the accession states fair representation in the European Parliament.
The treaty set out a simple principle, which does not need the treaty of Amsterdam or any other treaty that the hon.
There has already been a debate on the treaty of Nice, and there will be a debate on the treaty of accession, which will set out the number of MEPs for 2004, when the legislation to incorporate the treaty of accession will come before the House.
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 Tribute to Governors Island
Its Indian name, "Pagganck," and the Dutch name "Nooten Eylandt" or "Nutten Island," referred to the groves of New Netherlands, bought the island from the Manahatas Indians in June 1637 for what is believed to have been two as heads and a string of beads and a few nails.
The English finally took possession of the island under the terms of the Treaty of Westminster in 1674.
The change in name is believed to have been caused by the unpopularity of the treaty with England, which Jay negotiated in 1795.
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