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  •  And more perspective--the total Native population (5+ / 0-)

    in the entire country should have been several million.  But as has been mentioned, they had just experienced a major event where their population was decimated and weakened.  Had they been at full strength, things may have gone a lot differently.

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 10:47:58 PM PST

    •  They were at full strength when the Norsemen came (1+ / 0-)
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      and the Norsemen had to go away again because they couldn't get enough of a toehold.

      Otherwise we'd all be speaking Old Norse....

      Too bad this is a troll diary.

      If it's
      Not your body,
      Then it's
      Not your choice
      And it's
      None of your damn business!

      by TheOtherMaven on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 11:38:49 AM PST

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