United States

(United States of America.)
  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Declaration of Independence of the thirteen States of which the American Union then consisted was adopted by Congress July 4, 1776. On November 30, 1782, Great Britain acknowledged the independence of the United States, and on September 3, 1783, the treaty of peace was concluded.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning the United States

1. Official Publications

  1. Statistical Atlas of the United States. Published by Census Bureau. Washington, 1915.Google Scholar
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  4. Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington. Annual.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

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  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein

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