Q: 12 (IES/2001)

C onsider the following statements regarding the defeat of the French in India at the hands of the British :
1. The English Company was commercially superior to the French Company.
2. The shareholders of the French Company were not assured of rich dividends.
3. The French subordinated their mercantile interests to territorial ambitions.
4. The English had naval superiority.
Which of these are the correct reasons for the defeat of the French ?
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