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Independent sovereign statesOwned and operated by government of those placesInternational treaties confirm the status of places like antartica that are not statesSovereign state is a norm The US is considered one of the oldest sovereign states like china , iran, European countries but are young statesAfrica, ussr are old Would Identify themselves with an ethnic group or tribe before sovereigntyMonarchs- king, queen, emperor would be sovereign of the people not the placeFrance- king o francs Chinese empereor- emperor to the peopleState- us is tricky with its name, defined as legally defined territory that is recognized by other states which is crucial 193 states in the world rnNation- group of people who share a common culture who may want to rule themselves however, Cherokee, Aztec, zooloo, scots, Persians, Mongolians, curds, French, germans, Japanese, KoreansNation-state- people who share a common culture who may want to rule themselves and do so in a political area, germans, French, all of Europe, dutch, Belgium, Italians, spanards, iran, china, japan**another good example , KOREA**best exEvery state is not a nation state, us? Not at all, India multicultural, sudan-arabic, African ChristianSudan split into two sovereign states- July 9, 2011US- sovereign state? Professor does common culture based on ideology^^free market capitalism, rightsCan we have a nation without a state- YES, Basque of Spain, Curds in Turkey northern Iraq Iran, Abkhazia has Ossetia, Palestine, Kosovo Sovereign states NEVER give up territory, Russia sold Alaska to US, French sold louisianna to US, but today NOPE- fight or moneyNever know how precious the territory will beCreate an island- dogshit island, US never would let it be sovereignSovereign state is made by- gove, territory, document to describe how it will run, military, police,economy, flag… but you don’t actually need it all you need is sovereignty Quality of having supreme independent authority over territoryKing, Emperor, Gov- can’t be overruled outside of the countryKill you own citizens shows sovereignty bc it is exteme if you could do extreme things and get away with it then you are a sovereign stateUS drops nuclear weapon on New Jersey- international response would be (Russia, Chinese, Australia, Brazil, France) NOTHING say US is crazy bc they cant bc US is sovereign^^reciprocity- mutual respect of decisions
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300,400,500 years- sovereignty has been around but most of history monarchs ruledHoly relic or god blessed a family, took a galiver out of a stone, religious leader would crown them like priest or pope- made a monarch.. DIVE RIGHT OF KINGS like in ChinaWhy would ultimate power be based on the above?- because its from God Shift 1- Rule over peoples to rule over a specific place, Euope 1600 drew lines to separate in order to make a nation-stateLast 300 years- People themselves to become the sovereign leader, governments, shift 2- shift
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