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Treaty of Paris Signed by America & British, Ending American Revolutionary War

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Treaty of Paris: The American Revolutionary War officially ends when American and British representatives sign a peace treaty at the Hotel d'York in Paris, France.

One particularly important point of this treaty is that America is granted exceptionally generous national boundaries, mostly at the expense of Britain's Indian allies. This concession helps ensure that America will be a major trading partner with Britain, which means continued British economic prosperity going forward.

By the 21st century, this treaty will still be in effect, though only with the first article:

"Acknowledging the United States to be free, sovereign and independent states, and that the British Crown and all heirs and successors relinquish claims to the Government, propriety, and territorial rights of the same, and every part thereof ..."

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