In which year did Great Britain acknowledge the independence of the USA and threat it like a sovereign country?
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Specifically, with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on 3 September 1783.
Interestingly, as the Wikipedia article notes, Article 1 of the treaty, in which King George III acknowledged the United States' existence as "free sovereign and independent states", is the only part of the treaty that remains in force.