Event    From /11/1782  To 12/5/1784

Treaty of Paris

Categories: Peace

Countries: France, USA

The agreement in which Britain acknowledged the United States to be sovereign and independent. Drafted in 1782 and effective from 12 May 1784. The 6 men named on the memorial were the representatives, 3 from each country, who negotiated the treaty. It was signed on 3 September 1783 by Adams, Franklin, Jay, and Hartley.

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Treaty of Paris

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Diplomatic Gates

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Catherine Marshall

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Sylvia Pankhurst

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Helena Swanwick

Helena Swanwick

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