The term _STATUS QUO ANTE BELLUM_ (often shortened to _STATUS QUO
ANTE_) is a
The term was originally used in treaties to refer to the withdrawal of enemy troops and the restoration of prewar leadership. When used as such, it means that no side gains or loses territory or economic and political rights. This contrasts with _uti possidetis _, where each side retains whatever territory and other property it holds at the end of the war.
The term has been generalized to form the phrases _status quo _ and _status quo ante _. Outside this context, the term _antebellum _ is, in the United States, usually associated with the period before the American Civil War , while in Europe and elsewhere with the period before World War I.
* 1 Historical examples
* 2 See also * 3 References
An early example is the treaty that ended the Byzantine–Sasanian
War of 602–628 between the Eastern Roman and the Sasanian Persian
Empires. The Persians had occupied
Another example is the sixteenth century Abyssinian-Adal war between the Muslim Adal Sultanate and Christian Ethiopian Empire which ended in a stalemate. Both empires were exhausted after this war, and neither was ready to defend itself against the pagan Oromo Migrations .
SEVEN YEARS\' WAR
The Seven Years\' War between Prussia and Austria lasted from 1756 to
1763 and concluded _status quo ante bellum._ Austria tried to regain
the region of
WAR OF 1812
Another example of a war that ended _status quo ante bellum_ is the
War of 1812 between the United States and the United Kingdom , which
was concluded with the
KOREAN DMZ CONFLICT
The Korean DMZ Conflict , also referred to as the Second Korean War by some, was a series of low-level armed clashes between North Korean forces and the forces of South Korea and the United States, largely occurring between 1966 and 1969 at the Korean DMZ.
Iran–Iraq War lasted from September 1980 to August 1988. "The
war left the borders unchanged. Two years later, as war with the
western powers loomed,
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January 28, 2013.
* ^ Gikes, Patrick (2002). "Wars in the Horn of Africa and the
dismantling of the Somali State". _African Studies_. University of
Lisbon. 2: 89-102. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
* ^ Schweizer, Karl W. (1989). _England, Prussia, and the Seven
Years War: Studies in Alliance Policies and Diplomacy_. Edwin Mellen
Press. p. 250. ISBN 9780889464650 .
* ^ Donald Hickey. "An American Perspective on the War of 1812".
PBS. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
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