Which house of Congress approves treaties? The Senate must give its consent to all treaties according to Article II of the Constitution. Which branch can ratify treaties? The President ratifies treaties after receiving the “advice and consent” of 2/3 of the Senate (not the full Congress). It is a common misunderstanding that the Senate ratifies treaties. What power has to ratify treaties? The President ratifies treaties after receiving the “advice and consent” of 2/3 of the Senate (not the full Congress). It is a common misunderstanding that the Senate ratifies treaties. Do treaties require a two thirds vote in both houses of congress? No. The Senate alone votes to ratify treaties. How are US treaties created? Treaties require consent by two-thirds of the Senate, sole executive agreements may be executed by the President acting alone. Does Congress make treaties with foreign countries? No, it cannot. The power to make treaties with foreign countries is expressly reserved to the president under Article II of the US Constitution.

The only role Congress plays is that treaties are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Note that “Congress”, (i.e. the Senate and House of Representatives together) does not have a role in approving treaties. Only the Senate has such a role. Why do presidents prefer to make executive agreements rather than treaties? Which part of congress ratifies treaties made by congress? The Senate ratifies treaties made by the President. Congress cannot make treaties. President as chief diplomat? The President is the face of the nation, representing its interest in negotiating deals and treaties (treaties require the ratification of Congress). He decides the nation’s response to foreign affairs. Should congress have the power to approve all treaties? Yes, Congress should and does have the power to approve treaties. What are four powers of congress? Four powers of Congress include the impeachment powers of both houses, the power to declare war, and the power to lay and collect taxes. The Senate also has to give its advice and consent to treaties. Can congress make treaties? What house of congress approves treaties? Who approves treaties with other countries? Treaties are ratified by Congress, in the US. What does not require congressional approval? An Executive Agreement does not require consent by Congress. An Executive Agreement is a pact made by the President with the head of a foreign state (country). It is a binding international pact that abides by the force of law but which, unlike a treaty, does not require Congressional consent to take place.

Dr. P.H.E. Sloan at Clemson College. He was the first paid employee of Clemson College. The memorial hangs in Tillman Hall. This is a picture of Harry Augustus Sloan and Hattie Smith Sloan. Father and mother of J.C.Sloan Sr., and Grandfather and Grandmother of J.C.Sloan Jr. Harry was employed as Chief of Police in Pendleton from 1924-1940. They owned and lived in the Bee House. They are sitting in the back yard of the Bee House on Main Street in Pendleton. Home that sits at the corner of W. Queen and Mechanic Street. Do you remember Boscobel Lake with the big slides? I sure do. Martha Seawright shared this Daily Mail newspaper clipping with us and I just love it. It doesn’t have the year but on the back was this ad. An autographed photograph of lovely Lana Turner, currently appearing in “Ziegfeld Girl,” will be mailed if a 2 cent stamp is enclosed for postage. Simply address Hollywood Today 6365 Selma Ave., Hollywood, Calif., and it will be mailed immediately. Newspaper clipping from The Daily Mail – date unknown – Thank you Martha Seawright for sharing this.

Thank you, Martha for contributing this picture which was taken on May 28, 1941. Martha said that this was some of her friends that got together around graduation time from Pendleton High School. Martha also contributed the picture of the whole class taken in front of the high school. Tenth graders reading left to right, front row: Miss Kathryn Dillard, teacher; Dorothy Mullikin, Dorothy Simpson, Eunice Shirley, Christine Cole, Geneva Wilson, Mary Doris Wilson. Second Row: Martha Seawright, Sara Jones, Frances Cann, Edith Hopkins, Hazel Boggs. Third row: Bertha Gibson, Jennie Lou Horton, Gladys Bridges, Billy Barnette, Fourth Row: Doris Norris, Althea Harbin, Kellie Gibson, Harry Williams. Fifth row: Louis Brooks, Jennie Ruth Moore, Frances Seaborn, Martha Buchanan, Dorothy Williamson, Lila Garrison, Alex Smith. Sixth row: Edward Cothran, John Palmer, Margaret Wells, Mary Gladys Davis, Mary Eunice Evatt, Nellie Browning, John Moore, Henry Pitts. Seventh row: William Moore, John Coker, James Hill, Cyril Moore, M.C.

Ellington, Ozran Holden, James Strickland, Fred Gambrell, Nelson Gibson, Frank Wilson. Eighth row: Shaffer Poore, Furman Watkins, Milford Owens, Stewart Perry, Miss Nancy McCain, teacher; and Supt. Nell has viewed the lens on which Lilly Newton is shown. First, the name in the heading is mispelled. It is spelled Lilly not Lity. Nell says that Willis was working on the roof of their house about 1921 when he stepped on a nail and died of lockjaw. Lilly built the house on Medlock Street after his death. Daughters of Mary and Leard Newton. Caring for Photographs: Preserving Photographys, Old and New (Life library of photography) Buy Now Banks McFadden shaving a Freshman Bill Crenshaw’s head. Thanks Janice and Great to hear from you! Can You Name Them? Do You Have Photos To Share? Ken Walters is posting these photos on FaceBook and I am copying and placing here. Do you have any photos from this era that you would like to share? FIRST ROW (left to right): Philip Barnette, Carol Motte, Romelle Quarles, Linda Shaw, Gloria Crane, Bobby Jones, Nancy Kennemore, Carolyn Manley, Sandra Motte, Betty Rogers, Kenneth Moore.