I'd also like to point out that Africa also contained ancient empires that British imperialism helped destroy.
He apparently managed to "pick up" that the US had been a British colony "by the time they rebelled" (meaning he apparently never figured out it also had been for the 160 or so years before that), I'm gonna go ahead and bet his education was also fairly shaky on Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Sudan), Basutoland (Lesotho), Balleland (Benin), Bechuanaland (Botswana), British East Africa (Kenya), British Somaliland (northern Somalia), British Togoland (eastern Ghana), British Cameroons (split between Nigeria and Cameroon), British Egypt, Khedivate of Egypt, Sultanate of Egypt, Kingdom of Egypt, Gambia Colony and Protectorate, Gold Coast (Ghana), Colonial Nigeria, Niger Coast Protectorate, Northern Nigeria Protectorate, Southern Nigeria Protectorate, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), Nyasaland (Malawi), Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate, South Africa, British Cape Colony, Colony of Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal Colony, South-West Africa (Namibia), Walvis Bay, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), Swaziland, Tanganyika Territory (mainland Tanzania), Uganda Protectorate, and the Sultanate of Zanzibar (insular Tanzania).
Unless stated otherwise, I do not care
whether a statement, by itself, constitutes a persuasive political argument. I care whether it's true.
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