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Isn't about time for Americans to say 'sorry' to the

  1. Greek One profile image79
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    British crown for their violent, and treasonous rebellion?
     
    http://www.uppercanadahistory.ca/lluc/lluc3p1.gif

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      Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Very interesting.  Is that a legit old poster there?

      The opportunity to fight a tyrannical government.  And 50 acres of land to boot (if one lived to occupy those 50 acres I guess..).

      Looks like a decent plan to me.

      And the descendants of Great Britain, unlike other tyrants,  has finally figuratively acquired the proper humility about how they had to "let (their) people go".   Amen.

      No apologies required then or now.

      1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
        Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        ummmmmmmmmmm

        You do realize which side was recruiting here right?

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          Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          lol smile

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          Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          lol
          I might've read it wrong....

          Bummer.  Ya mean the "Tea Party" advocates weren't offered 50 acres of land??
          It figures.  They must've had a very good reason for acting against tyranny then.  Something called freedom.  smile

          1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
            Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            They were given many more acres.  Of course they had to massacre the Indians occupying the acres, then have their slaves plow and plant the acres, so it wasn't all grog and crumpets for the patriots.

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              Brenda Durhamposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I don't think the Indians were as tolerant of immigrants running from tyrants as we are now in America......do ya think?

              1. Greek One profile image79
                Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                they were very tolerant... saved many a colonists hide in the new world.. until Europeans started pushing them towards California

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                  TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Contrary to popular belief the indians were not all peaceful lil hippies smoking in the woods and loving one another. They had their own wars and conflicts, and they helped the new comers as needed to secure the new-comers help against their own enemies.

                  It was not so simple as we came and over-crowded them, or there would have never been a problem.

                  Just not that simple at all.

                  1. Greek One profile image79
                    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    i never said they were hippies.. just that they acted in their own self interest.. and not simply savages bent on killing the while man

    2. TMMason profile image72
      TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Screw the crown...

      1. Greek One profile image79
        Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Apology accepted

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
          Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Amazing what they accomplished with single-shot muzzle loaders...

          1. Greek One profile image79
            Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            well, the red coats the loyalists wore weren;t exactly discreet as far as potential shooting targets go

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          TMMasonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Damn that was almost painless... you are welcome, greek.

          Hell if it is that easy and fun I should apologize to everyone mad at me...

          Screw all the Leftists.

          You're welcome everyone

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    Emile Rposted 5 years ago

    No.

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      wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Darn right.  That tea thing was over the top and required a response.

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        Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Who'd have known the British would react so poorly to a simple party? And the Canadians? After we did all the work, they couldn't even accept our gracious offer to let them join our union.

        1. Greek One profile image79
          Greek Oneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Sorry, but Canadians are not into the destruction of property (accept during a well organized Stanly Cup-related riot, of course)

          Plus tea parties are boring.. if you called it a beer party, that would have been another thing

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            Emile Rposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            You Canadians just don't know how to read between the lines.  You know Boston was full of the Irish.

  3. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Of course! Anyone who fights back from brutal military control is an insurgent.

  4. Greek One profile image79
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    For those who want to take the extra steps towards reconciliation, here is a club you can join..

    http://members.shaw.ca/edmonton_uela/images/cypherW.JPG

 
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