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Running Head: NATION CREATION1National Creation: Building Political Policies and AlliancesMarketta Maloy`Hist-200503/04/2020
NATION CREATION 2The state of Markettaland is a lush, bi-coastal liberal empire in Europe and borders the southern part of France during the early 20th century. During the Industrial Revolution, the country prospered through the trade of raw materials and other resources such as coal and iron. Markettaland was not only known for agricultural resources such as timber and coal, but also through valuable metals such as gold and silver. The neighboring states, Portugal and France, often traded with Markettaland as well as Great Britain. In a time of colonization, Markettaland gained territories in Northern Morocco and also controlled naval activities on the Strait of Gibraltar. Therefore, by controlling the Northern Morocco and Strait of Gilbert, it was easy for Markettaland to establish foreign trade routes. According to Goff & et al. (2007), strategic imperialism was essential for prominent nations to rule distance territories. However, for