HOW STUFF WORKS
QUIZZES

FOLLOW US
How Much Do You Know About the Most Famous Treaties in History?
by John Miller
Reading Through History

Will it be a bargain worth dying for or a deal with the Devil? Only history knows how nations will perceive the treaties that their leaders negotiate. And those treaties might mark the start of a new expansionist era … or the downfall of an empire. How much do you know about history’s most famous treaties?

It’s hard to get two people to agree on lunch, so imagine the difficulty in finding common ground between millions of citizens in multiple nations, particularly in a time of warfare. Diplomats work overtime to find solutions, and sometimes there is a breakthrough that makes its way into hard-copy form. Do you know the treaties that ended the world’s terrible wars?

Just as treaties can make or break countries, they can seal the legacies of the men and women who negotiate them. In our quiz, can you name the people who were instrumental in bargaining their way to major peace resolutions?

The Treaty of Versailles, the Treaty of Paris, the Camp David Accords … the list goes on. Some created lasting peace, while others set the stage for murderous conflict of the worst kind. Take our famous treaties quiz and see if you’re a political genius or a warmongering madman!

Read More
Scroll to Begin Quiz

ABOUT HOWSTUFFWORKS

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!