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embassy.org: Trivia Question of the Day

What was the first U.S. treaty to be ratified under the Constitution?

The answer is:

A consular convention with France was signed at Versailles on November 14, 1788. President George Washington submitted to the Senate on June 11, 1789, the Senate approved it on July 29, and it entered into effect on January 6, 1790.

Yesterday's question:

When was the first U.S. treaty signed?

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