Were the Pilgrims Terrorists or Illegal Aliens?

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    ...or neither?


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    Definitely uninvited house guests. They brought diseases, didn't want to learn the language and had a sense of entitlement.
     
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    The different native tribes had diseases and different languages too. They gave each other diseases, stole each others land, and did not learn each others languages.

    The pilgrims were just another tribe. A more technologically advanced tribe.
     
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    Invaders?
     
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    probably a little bit of both.....but if it wasn't the Europeans im sure someone else would have came and done the same shit.......
     
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    Steel, horses and gunpowder > leather, no horses and bows and clubs.
     
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    They didn't give each others diseases on the order that European settlers did and they did learn each others languages. Sure they stole land from each other. You're one for three, that IS bad.

    As far as technology goes that didn't help them get their own food, they needed help. They did have guns and were hard workers, however. Remind you of anyone?
     
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    It was inevitable. Someone was going to do it. I dont think you could classify them as either. There were no laws so terrorists and illegal aliens were non-existent. At least in a vocabulary sense. And the Indians sense. I like the term "invaders"
     
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    American Heroes?
     
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    Who? The Pilgrims or the Tea Partiers? I say NO and YES.
     

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