United States of America

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


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 and was ratified by the USA on 14 Jan. 1784.


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II. Other Official Publications

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