Posted by Neuromancer on November 01, 1997 at 05:27:39:
In Reply to: Re: Celts, Mohicans, and Anglo-Saxons posted by John on November 01, 1997 at 04:09:42:
:without the economic drain of the French and Indian War and all that went before, the American and French revolutions never would have been possible, because the monarchies would have been strong enou
This is a topic of discussion that I had been delving into but last night. In my opinion, the revolutions may still have taken place, but in a different form. The American revolution was a colonial bid for independance, it was more or less inevitable (look at the Commonwealth now to see how much of the empire has declared independance).
Anyway, I'm glad to see someone to keep me company in the early hours of the morning.
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