National Museum of American Diplomacy: What Are Treaties and Alliances?
Treaties and alliances are two ways the United States formalizes agreements with other countries and international organizations. Treaties are written agreements between nations or between nations and international organizations. Alliances are formal agreements where countries pledge to help one another in a time of need. In this video, you will learn how treaties and alliances help nations build formal relationships. These agreements address different global issues. From copyright protection to border disputes, the United States is part of many treaties and alliances. Learn how treaties and alliances help nations build formal relationships in this video. Want to use this video in your classroom? Find supplementary resources like vocabulary lists, worksheets, and more here: LESSON PLAN