alternate englands - belated questions

Otter Perry ottertee at
Mon Feb 14 14:08:51 EST 2005

On Monday, February 14, 2005, at 11:26 AM, Robyn Starkey wrote:

> In the case of Waterloo, it may be the fact that the battle takes 
> place at all, in the particular form it took, rather than the outcome 
> that causes the split, although the outcome is identified as the 
> splitting catalyst. After all, Waterloo the battle is what makes 
> modern warfare conceivable; if it hadn't happened, we might not have 
> had a WWI in the form that it took.

I would say that if we hadn't had the American Civil War/War of 
Northern Aggression
[depending on where you're from and how strongly you feel about it], WWI
certainly wouldn't have taken the form it took.  I think this is true 
of who won the Civil War.


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