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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
#52 - tastycrisps
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(09/26/2013) [-]
As my 10th grade English teacher once said,

"It's not called treason if you win. It's called a revolution. Imagine if the U.S. had lost in the American war for independence. The war would not have been called the "American Revolution", it would be called the "Treasonous rebellion of Great Britain's colonies.""

#58 to #52 - medewu
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(09/26/2013) [-]
Exactly, even the founding fathers said it themselves, that if they had lost the Revolution, they would be tried for treason, for their actions they were all traitors to the crown. Yet, now we look back at history and honor them as patriots, and while at the same time someone who was loyal to the crown who lost, as the traitor....