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STATE #1The State of StatesSovereign stateoAntarctica isnotsovereign, it is still disputedoUS oldest sovereign states, China, Iran, European countries are early ones as welloMost of planet falls into younger categoryAfrica, USSR 50 or 60 years old, or much youngeroEarly days, people associate themselves with other people, not a territoryElected sovereign ruler of the PEOPLE, not the place (King, monarch, emperor)Chinese Emperor of the PEOPLEoNationGroup of people who share a common cultureUnlimited number of nationsCherokee, Aztec, Zuuluu, Scots, Persians, Mongolian, Curds, French, Germans, Japanese, KoreansoNation statePeople who share a common culture and rule themselves in a defined political areaGermany, France, All of Europe, Dutch, Italians, Spaniards, Iran, China, Japan(99%), Korea (bestexample)100% ethnically culturally Korean peopleIs every state a nation-state?Not really, are some entities like US, India, Sudan (north is Arabic, south is blackAfrican Christians),US is considered by some to be nation-stateoDoes have common culture, based on ideasoPersonal freedoms and free market capitalismUsually have ongoing warsAre there nations without states?YES, like Basque of northern Spain, or curds in Turkey, Syria, Northern Iraq, Iran…Palestine, or Kosovars in KosovoWhy not let these place become own state

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Sovereignty, Sovereign state

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