Thursday, January 14, 2016

It's Ratification Day!

Happy Ratification Day, January 14. On this day in 1784, the United States of America was established as a sovereign entity.
  • A proclamation was issued by the Confederation Congress on April 11, 1783, “Declaring the cessation of arms” against Great Britain.
  •   Congress approved the preliminary articles of peace on April 15, 1783.
  •   The Treaty of Paris was ratified on January 14, 1784.

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