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United States of America Government

  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The Declaration of Independence of the 13 states of which the American Union then consisted was adopted by Congress on 4 July 1776. On 30 Nov. 1782 Great Britain acknowledged the independence of the USA, and on 3 Sept. 1783 the treaty of peace was concluded.

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Books of Reference

II. Other Official Publications

  1. The official publications of the USA are issued by the US Government Printing Office and are distributed by the Superintendent of Documents, who issued in 1940 a cumulative Catalog of the Public Documents of the … Congress and of Alt the Departments of the Government of the United States. This Catalog is kept up to date by United States Government Publications, Monthly Catalog with annual index, and supplemented by Price Lists. Each Price List is devoted to a special subject or type of material, e.g., American History or Census. Anne M. Boyd, United States Government Publications (New York, 3rd ed., rev., 1949) furnishes an excellent descriptive list of the important publications, together with historics of each department, agency and commission;Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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