Today In History- January 14

Today In History- January 14

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American Revolutionary War: The United States ratifies a peace treaty with England.

American Colonies establish a peace treaty with Great Britain

  • Paris, France

After years of intense revolutionary actions, on Jan. 14, 1784, the United States finally ratified a peace agreement with England, thus effectively securing formal independence from England.  A series of surprising defeats and support from France allowed the Continental Army and supporting militia forces to conquer the firmly intact British Army.


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