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If WW1 and WW2 had never taken place, would the British Empire still exist today?


 

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David Hunt (UnnamedHarald) says

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    James Kenny (JKenny) 4 years ago

    Interesting question. I think America has an Empire of influence, both politically and culturally, rather than an Imperial Empire the likes of which Britain once had.

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    James Kenny (JKenny) 4 years ago

    That's quite strange, although I do remember watching a documentary that said that the US was just a corporation that had been set up by the East India Company. Can't remember the name of the documentary.


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    James Kenny (JKenny) 4 years ago

    Hmmm! That's true, after all Britain had to suppress a mutiny in India in 1857, and even earlier, many of Spain's colonies rose up against their masters, and let's not forget a certain revolution that spawned the USA. Yep, I think you're right Judi.

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    James Kenny (JKenny) 4 years ago

    Interesting. I also think that the Austro-Hungarian Empire would still exist, and Russia would still be ruled by the Tsars.


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