United States

United States of America
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The 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 the independence of the United States, and on September 3, 1783, the treaty of peace was concluded.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning the United States

1. Official Publications

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