British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits (43 words)

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After Japan has closed its ports and expelled foreigners, British, French and Dutch fleets respond by attacking the Shimonoseki Straits. A truce on 14th September is followed by a peace convention on 22nd October, when Japan agrees to pay an indemnity of $3 million.

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Editors. "British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18480, accessed 20 October 2017.]

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