Russia's Catherine the Great declares the right of neutral countries to continue commerce with combatant nations. Russia is joined by several other European powers, who form the League of Armed Neutrality. Britain refuses to accept the terms of the declaration, further isolating itself from most of the powers of Europe.
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Book Recommendation of the Week: Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, by Robert K. Massie, 2012
Online Recommendation of the Week: Carpenter, William S. “The United States and the League of Neutrals of 1780.” https://www.jstor.org/stable/2188285
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