Thursday, August 03, 2006

Random Trivia

In 1781, the French fleet, sailing in the Indian Ocean, defeated the British at Trincomalee, near India. This caused the British to take the bulk of their strength to defend the great british cash crop known as India, leaving the American Colonies in a position to secure their freedom as the United States, resulting in Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown.

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