Let’s travel back to a pivotal moment in the history of the United States. In 1783, the infant United States had been at war against the most powerful empire on earth, Great Britain. Thanks to a combination of timely assistance and a distinct home-field advantage, the Americans gained the upper hand. And in 1783, the two nations signed a treaty ending the American Revolutionary War in an inspiring victory for the United States. Let’s explore this treaty now, which historians call the Treaty of Paris.