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To: dangus

“The 1873 recession destroyed the greatest empire to ever exist”

Didn’t even hit their peak until 65 years later.


7 posted on 01/04/2013 9:50:07 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: JCBreckenridge

Really?

They had lost Ireland (1922), Egypt (1922), Iraq (1930), and South Africa (1932). Their dominance over China (1832) was greatly reduced after the Boxer Rebellion (1900). And South Asia was already collapsing.


8 posted on 01/04/2013 10:36:26 AM PST by dangus
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