The Senate and Treaties, 1789-1817

The Development of the Treaty-Making Functions of the United States Senate During Their Formative Period

Subjects: European Studies
Paperback : 9780472751495, 260 pages, 6 x 9, December 1969
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In Senate and Treaties, 1789–1817, Ralston Hayden traces the early history of treaty-making within the United States Senate over the course of twenty-five years, beginning with the Senate’s first treaty negotiation. Hayden calls this era the “formative period in the history of the treaty-making functions of the Senate,” during which time the expectations of the Senate’s functions underwent great changes.