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Old October 22nd, 2011, 05:02 AM   #1
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What if Canada and the USA became one country?


I mean, the way I see it, Canada is like the Northern United States. What would change if the two countries had merged?
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Old October 22nd, 2011, 05:23 AM   #2

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For god sake don't ever ask a Canadian person this question!
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Old October 22nd, 2011, 05:36 AM   #3
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For god sake don't ever ask a Canadian person this question!
I am going to be so much hated for starting this thread!
I wonder if any Candian Historumite will ever talk to me again.
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Old October 22nd, 2011, 05:38 AM   #4

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For god sake don't ever ask a Canadian person this question!
No kidding. Our countries have cultures as different as night and day.
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No kidding. Our countries have cultures as different as night and day.

Care to elaborate?
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No kidding. Our countries have cultures as different as night and day.
I know a lot of Canadians, and I would say the two are far, far more alike than different, aside from Nouvelle-France. The maritimes are similar to New England; Toronto is a lot like New York in sophistication (just cleaner) and the suburbs are very much like American suburbs. The part of Ontario from Hamilton to Windsor is just like northern Ohio...inRustrial towns.

Manitoba and Saskatchewan are pretty much the same as Minnesota and the Dakotas, and Alberta is Montana with population. The Calgary Stampede might as well be in Oklahoma.

Vancouver is Seattle north.

The economies are so integrated that they are almost one. The USSR viewed USA-Canada as one unified strategic entity in all their defense criteria. Current Russian Stavka undoubtedly still does.

The political and cultual institutions of the two are obviously very similar. the US and Canada will not combine, but they don't have to.
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From my perspective the two countries are quite similar.
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From my perspective the two countries are quite similar.

That's because we share the same perspective.
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The only stereo-types of Canadians that I know of is that they are tough, reliable, sensible.
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I am going to be so much hated for starting this thread!
I wonder if any Candian Historumite will ever talk to me again.
Gauda wont certainly
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