- In what ways have the physical representation of treaties changed over time?
- In what ways has the purpose of treaties varied by time and place?
- How might we periodize the history of treaty-making in pre-Confederation Canada?
- How has the interpretation of treaties varied? What underpins differences in the treaty relationship?
- Does the written text of a treaty present a complete understanding of a treaty agreement? Why or why not?
- What influence did the Royal Proclamation have in bringing about changes in European treaty-making in the lower Great Lakes?
Treaties in Historical Context