Parent Category: 18th Century History Articles
Category: Politics of the 18th Century
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During the 18th century, there was a significant amount of warfare in the world. These wars include the wars of Succession, the American Revolution, French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. After each of these wars, there were treaties that ended them. There were other treaties also such as trade agreements, and treaties of neutrality. In this article you will see a listing of some of the most important treaties of the 18th Century, but first here is the definitions of types of treaties.  


Definition of a Treaty
In international law an agreement that is binding on two or more nations is called a treaty. According to modern diplomatic usage, the term treaty is confined to particularly significant international agreements. Lesser agreements are called conventions, arrangements, protocols, acts, or simply agreements.

Treaties may be classified according to their purpose.

Important Treaties

Portions of this article were excerpted from Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia Copyright ©; 1993, 1994 Compton's NewMedia, Inc.