Skip to comments.Today In History,September 3,1783; Treaty of Paris signed (ending US Revolutionary War)
Posted on 09/03/2010 6:41:40 PM PDT by mdittmar
This treaty, signed on September 3,1783, between the American colonies and Great Britain, ended the American Revolution and formally recognized the United States as an independent nation.
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"In the name of the most holy and undivided Trinity.
It having pleased the Divine Providence to dispose the hearts of the most serene and most potent Prince George the Third, by the grace of God...
Done at Paris, this third day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three.
This ends the war of independents.
The actual American Revolution per-say was an entirely different matter that was over before the war had even begun.
As John Adams said in 1818:
“Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people . . . . This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.”
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