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UTUSN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-01-06 10:04 PM
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12. Depends. If they, the vanquished, have a powerful cohesive CULTURE
they eventually emerge again. China has been conquered and re-conquered several times, yet the conquerors were eventually subsumed by the Chinese culture. American culture is more diverse, scattered, diffuse...so...
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  -What happens the citizens of a vanquished Empire? everythingsxen  Aug-01-06 08:13 PM   #0 
  - Ask the British.  David Dunham   Aug-01-06 08:16 PM   #1 
  - Ah but they withdrew of their own will, due to public opinion...  everythingsxen   Aug-01-06 08:17 PM   #2 
  - We were fair heftily booted out of some places.  Taxloss   Aug-01-06 08:20 PM   #4 
     - True, true..  everythingsxen   Aug-01-06 08:22 PM   #5 
     - Yes, we left a lot of places peacefully.  Taxloss   Aug-01-06 08:24 PM   #6 
     - After the American Revolution  DavidD   Aug-01-06 09:07 PM   #10 
  - We whinge a lot, and have trouble remembering that we're a  Taxloss   Aug-01-06 08:18 PM   #3 
  - That's the easiest answer in the world.  Selatius   Aug-01-06 08:24 PM   #7 
  - Stop painting #1 on our foreheads.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Aug-01-06 08:27 PM   #8 
  - Look to the end of WWII for an answer.  Cleita   Aug-01-06 08:28 PM   #9 
  - What happened to the citizens of the British Empire?  Crunchy Frog   Aug-01-06 09:28 PM   #11 
  - Depends. If they, the vanquished, have a powerful cohesive CULTURE  UTUSN   Aug-01-06 10:04 PM   #12 
  - Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.  nealmhughes   Aug-01-06 10:46 PM   #13 
  - Here's what Chavez says about Americans and the end of empire:  Minstrel Boy   Aug-01-06 10:51 PM   #14 
  - Equality and unregulated markets don't mix.  Rex   Aug-01-06 10:54 PM   #15 
     - Being a republic and an empire are not mutually exclusive.  Odin2005   Aug-01-06 11:16 PM   #16 
        - But Bush thinks he's Caesar.  Rex   Aug-01-06 11:27 PM   #18 
  - Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark -- all do well not trying to be  1932   Aug-01-06 11:18 PM   #17 
 

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