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  •  Its expansion (3+ / 0-)
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    if expanding outside New England was American imperialism than immigration from Mexico is Mexican Imperialism

    Happy just to be alive

    by exlrrp on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 05:29:47 AM PST

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    •  Imperialism is not the immigration, it's the power (1+ / 0-)
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      The Pequot and Massachusett, Cheyenne and Sioux lost power over their own destinies. If Mexico someday rules the Southwest, that would be expanding the empire or state - imperialism - but not until then.

      There's a million ways to laugh; everyone's a path.

      by Tom Lum Forest on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 10:12:43 AM PST

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