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1776, a Year of Illusions, or of Diabolical plans?

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Economically, the British were on their knees, while the young colony itself was thriving; the continent for the first time had been cleared of all contenders except the Indians, who had been pushed back beyond the Ohio River, if not completely beyond the Mississippi; and the British were asking the American colonies to kick-in and help pay off their accumulated war debt?

Could their be a better time in history to kill several birds with the same stone than by declaring ones own independence; welshing on one's war debt; and doubling-down on slavery as the colonies did? You be the judge. Five stars

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