Britain forced to pay millions of dollars of damages to USA (60 words)

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In what had become known as the 'Alabama case', the Unionist government had claimed damages from the British after a warship that was built in Britain, in 1862, was sold to the Confederates and inflicted considerable damage on Unionist fleets. Now a Geneva court of arbitration finds Britain legally responsible, and Britain agrees to pay the USA over $15 million in damages.

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Editors. "Britain forced to pay millions of dollars of damages to USA". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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