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Thread: The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

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    Guess where I saw this video...

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    I am honestly shocked this needs to be explained to people!

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    peat you remember the french and indian wars,pre american revolution war betwween french and british in canada and new york, and I though russia was the biggest commanwealth country

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    Ah yes, but those had nothing to do with our becoming an independent nation from Britain. Those were just the British doing their thing.

    Our process of becoming a sovereign nation was a relatively peaceful process that began after our major participation and wins in WWI.
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    i think the uk could not afford to keep you after ww2

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    We were already sovereign after WW2, I believe we gained it sometime in the thirties.
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    i thought it was right after the war

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    Well, going back to my previous post, put it this way: as a nation under the commonwealth, and therefore with a constitutional monarchy, you are paying taxes to the Queen, who is the leader of the Church of England. I can tell you right now that this point alone would justify supporting the Republicanism movement, if I were still living in a commonwealth nation. My cousins and brother in Australia share the same feelings.

    Despite what people have to say about the United States, we are unique in that we don't pay anything to any religious organizations as per the constitution (with the exception of their sickly tax-exempt status).

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