United States

United States of America
  • 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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Books of Reference

United States.: Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning the United States.: 1. Official Publications

  1. Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington. Annual.Google Scholar
  2. A Handbook on the United States of America. (U.S. Office of War Information.) London, 1944.Google Scholar
  3. United States Government Manual. Washington, 1944. (Irregularly issued.)Google Scholar
  4. The United States in the World Economy. The International Transactions of the United States during the Inter-war Period. (U.S. Department of Commerce.) Washington, 1943.Google Scholar
  5. The official publications of the United States are issued by the U.S. Government Printing Office and are distributed by the Superintendent of Documents, who issues every two years the Catalog of the Public Documents of theCongress and of All the Departments of the Government of the United States. This Catalog is kept up to date by United States Government Publications, Monthly Catalog, and supplemented by Price Lists. Bach Price List is devoted to a special subject or type of material, e.g., American History or Census. Anne M. Boyd’s United States Government Publications (New York, 1941) furnishes an excellent descriptive list of the important publications, together with histories of each department, agency and commission. Analytical description of publications also appears in Laurence F. Schmeckebier’s Government Publications and Their, Use (Washington, 1939). Out-of-date, but still useful for earlier statistical sources, is Schmeckebier’s The Statistical Work of the National Government (Baltimore, 1925).Google Scholar
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  12. Williams (B. H.), Economic Foreign Policy of the United States. New York, 1929.Google Scholar
  13. Willoughby (W. W.), The American Constitutional System. New York, 1904.Google Scholar
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  15. Wilson (Woodrow), A History of the American People. 5 vols. New York, 1902.Google Scholar
  16. — Congressional Government. New edition. London, 1914.Google Scholar
  17. Wissler (Clark), Indians of the United States : Four Centuries of Their History and Culture. New York, 1940.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1945

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  • M. Epstein

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