Topic: International Relations

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Treaty of Alliance

This document is the Treaty of Alliance between the United States and France. Signed on February 6, 1778, Benjamin Franklin was largely responsible for negotiating its terms. Without...
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Treaty of Paris Article 10

This document is the treaty ending the American Revolution. Signed on September 3, 1783, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay represented the United States in the negotiations...
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UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights

After WWII, the international community created the United Nations as a means to prevent future global conflict and brutalities. This document, the UN Declaration of Human Rights, complements...
Lesson Plan

Using Epistolary Forms as Historical/Social Context in Understanding Seminal Texts: Thomas Jefferson’s Letters from Paris, France as a Preclude to Charles Dicken’s, Tale of Two Cities.

This is a Lesson that is part of a six part Unit that serves as the precursor to reading Charles Dickens’ seminal text on social commentary, A Tale...