The United States did not declare its independence on July 4, 1776. . It was immediately reprinted throughout the land and in Great Britain.
June-July, 1776 - A massive British war fleet arrives in New York Harbor .. 1783 - The Treaty of Paris is signed by the United States and Great Britain. Congress.
Events from the year 1776 in the United States. This year is celebrated in the United States as May. May 4 – Rhode Island becomes the first American colony to renounce allegiance to King George III of Great Britain. Events · Births · Deaths · See also.