The power to enter into treaties with other countries and to make executive agreements with other heads of state is known as?
http://homepage.gallaudet.edu/David.Penna/Trtymake.htm 1. Which entities have capacity to make Treaties? All sovereign states (countries) have the ability to make international treaties. What about sub-units of countries: can the State of Virginia or the City of Baltimore or Montgomery County make a treaty with France? -- International law does not exclude the possibility of such an agreement, but the constitutions of many states forbid such agreements. The United States Constitution, for example, says: No state shall, without…
The legal reason is that Article 1, Section 10 states: "No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance or Confederation. . ." The reason this is in the Constitution is that the United States as a country must be the only entity to treat with other countries. If the states had the right to enter into treaties with other countries, there could be conflicting treaties with the same foreign country.