|Treaty of Paris
||The Treaty of Paris was in
Paris November 30, 1782. Spain and Britain were ready to go against the
Colonies at any moment. Signed on September 3, 1783 by Benjamin
Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay. The terms of the treaty said that
Britain had to recognize the Colonies as the United States of America.
The United States of America also agreed to not persecute any loyalists
still in America.
||The last battle of the
American Revolution was at Yorktown. Most of the final battles were in
the south. In 1781 Cornwallis was trapped by the Americans and French.
On the 17th of October 1781 Cornwallis surrendered and the war was
over. In Paris, Britain signed a treaty called the Treaty of Paris, and
it said that the Americas were a free colony.
|| Cost: USA - $114
million; Great Britain - a loss of 250 euros (277.47 us dollars)
Injured: Total servicemembers 217,000.
Died: Estimated 6,800 Americans. Estimated 24,000 Britain people.
||The United States gets land
from Allegheny Mountains on the east to the Mississippi River on the
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