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1. The 1935 Hoare-Laval Pact was a never-signed treaty between Britain and France to end Italian aggression, in which African nation?
2. The 1939 Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact was an agreement to partition Poland between which two nations who invaded in September of that year?
3. The Nkomati Accord was a 1984 agreement between South Africa and Mozambique in which Mozambique agreed to stop supporting the African National Congress and South Africa would agree to stop funding the anti-government RENAMO group in Mozambique. Which best describes the situation following the signing of this Accord?
4. The 1494 Treaty of Tordesillas more or less divided New World lands between which two nations?
5. The 1991 Treaty of Maastricht established which of the following entities?
6. The Kanagawa Treaty between the USA and Japan ended the Japanese practice of "sakoku" which, in English, means _____ .
7. Which English king was forced to follow the Treaty of Ripon after the Second Bishops' War?
8. The Treaty of Waitangi is widely regarded as the founding document of which country?
9. The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, an 1850 agreement between the USA and the UK, began the process of building a canal in which Central American country?
10. The main sticking point, re the Panama Canal, during and after the drafting and signing of the 1901 Hay-Pauncefort Treaty was what?
11. The Treaty of Montgomery recognized Llywelyn ap Gruffudd as which title, now used to signify the male heirs apparent to the British Throne?
12. Under the 1667 Treaty of Breda between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, the Dutch reclaimed their territory in Suriname in exchange for the British receiving which area?
13. The Treaty of Tianjin, signed in 1858, ended the first phase of which war?
14. The 1842 Treaty of Nanking ceded control of which Chinese territory to the British?
15. In 1713, several European powers signed the Treaty of Utrecht (aka Peace of Utrecht), which prevented which two nations from merging into one?
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