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United States

United States of America
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Th. Declaration of Independence of the thirteen States of which the American Union then consisted was adopted by Congress July 4, 1776. On November 30, 1782, Great Britain acknowledged independence of the United States, and on September 3, 1783, the treaty of peace was concluded.

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