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Old October 10 2013, 06:45 AM   #57
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Re: USA and UK surviving into the Trek era

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I'm not sure if it's significant, but I always wondered about the implications of Spock's line from Spectre of the Gun: "The names were known in the annals of the opening of the western sector of America. The United States of America, that is."
Of the Enterprise crew, there was a Vulcan, a Russian, a Scotsman (Scotty never mention being from the "UK"), and two Americans (from Iowa and somewhere in the south-east).

Spock used a term that would be recognized by the two Americans in the party, and then clarified for the two from elsewhere on Earth.
Sulu was Asian-American, he was born in San Francisco.
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