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Contains documents relating to the new American Republic from the time of its Declaration of Independence until the ratification of the Treaty of Paris, which recognized it's independence and nationhood. Covers 4 July 1776 to 9 April 1784.
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The Articles of Confederation
Digital images of the first constitution of the United States.
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, passed by Congress in 1787, but not ratified until 1781, replaced by the present constitution in 1789 due to lack of governmental powers.
From the Diary of Albigence Waldo
Excerpts from the diary of a surgeon at Valley Forge, 1777.
The Paris Peace Treaty of September 30, 1783
The transcribed definitive Treaty of Peace 1783.
Proclamation of Rebellion
Issued by George III on August 23, 1775, responding to increasing hostilities in the American colonies.
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