Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 I Nations States and Governments 1 A nation is a society with a sense of itself shared history culture and sometimes language

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Chapter 3 I. Nations, States, and Governments 1. A nation is a society with a sense of itself, shared history, culture, and sometimes language. 2. A state is a formal structure a nation uses to organize itself. 3. Regionalism is feelings of difference among populations in a nation. II. The Elements of Nationhood A. Territory 1. Nations mostly occupy a geographical area, but is based on historical context. 2. Jewish are do not have a territory because of loss of land. B. Population 1. Multinational state is a state with a population diverse in language, culture, and identification. C. Independence 1. A nation should be independent and sovereign. 2. Satellite nations are societies where the policies of government are determined by a stronger power. 3. Diplomatic recognition is being recognized as independent by major power countries. D. Government 1. A government organizes hold over a nation. 2. An anarchy is the absence of government, a weak or failed state.
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Drakulach during the Spring '08 term at Passaic County Community College.

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Chapter 3 - Chapter 3 I Nations States and Governments 1 A nation is a society with a sense of itself shared history culture and sometimes language

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