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User avatar #746 - meganinja ONLINE (05/02/2012) [-]
Tries to make fun of Americans, using something the British actually did as the example.

Wat?
User avatar #760 to #746 - iraultima (05/02/2012) [-]
Well the British and French actually used a lot of diplomacy with the natives. Also in the early 19th century (when the natives still had some land). Britain tried to block the U.S. and create a proper native state, this was one of our objectives in the current war. Unfortunately the war ended in a stalemate leaving the U.S. free to continue expansion on the continent. Summary: U.S. (and Spain) were the ones that attacked natives. Britain generally treated them to diplomacy.
User avatar #766 to #760 - meganinja ONLINE (05/02/2012) [-]
I'm not saying the U.S. was perfect with the Indians after we won our independence (very far from it, we treated them like crap) But in that specific example, they were British, not American.
User avatar #775 to #766 - iraultima (05/02/2012) [-]
Nope, they could be English, Dutch, Scottish, French or Swedish. No such thing as Britain then anyway. ;)
User avatar #780 to #775 - meganinja ONLINE (05/02/2012) [-]
Alright, then they were Englishmen. Which what you said is my point. They couldn't have been American, there was no United States at the time.
User avatar #781 to #780 - iraultima (05/02/2012) [-]
Might not have been English though.....
User avatar #786 to #781 - meganinja ONLINE (05/02/2012) [-]
The way they were illustrated, they were Englishmen. The pilgrims were puritans who left Englad and went to whatever the netherlands were called back then (was it Holland?), but they didn't like it there so they decided to go to the new world. So they were technically English, although a few of the children may have been Dutch citizens.
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