Tag: statehood

41 Why is West Virginia a state? 2012-12-11T02:09:25.980

37 Is creation of new states via partitioning really possible in the US? Are there any precedents to this? 2020-10-28T17:07:18.520

21 What is the minimum amount of votes needed in both Chambers of Congress to send an Admission to the Union resolution to the President? 2021-01-26T21:30:44.830

19 Is the concept of nation explicitly ethnic? 2019-02-08T12:34:06.353

16 If D.C. were to be granted statehood, what would it be called? 2020-07-01T07:34:58.170

15 Why did Somalia fail as a state, and what keeps it from coming back? 2012-12-27T03:00:54.880

12 If Puerto Rico votes to become USA's 51st state, what effect would it have on Spanish being the primary official language? 2016-12-03T03:27:36.527

12 At what point can a micronation establish its own laws? 2017-08-09T15:46:01.583

12 Why does DC want to become a new state rather than merging into Maryland? 2020-07-01T18:29:41.033

10 What stops any nation/country from leaving the UN? 2017-07-07T13:35:42.667

10 Would it take any sort of amendment to make DC a state? 2019-07-31T04:36:20.620

9 What do we mean when we say that Daesh controls a terroritory? 2015-05-22T04:19:37.570

9 What gave Theodore Roosevelt the authority to merge two requests for statehood into one? 2017-09-20T04:10:01.517

6 What impact would the secession of the State of Jefferson from California and Oregon have on regional representation? 2016-05-14T21:19:22.197

5 Is ISIS considered a state? 2015-07-09T12:52:25.293

5 Has there been any serious push to make New York City its own state? 2020-07-01T20:05:12.367

5 Is there precedent for Puerto Rico being admitted as state with such high levels of internal disagreement? 2021-01-11T18:57:34.207

4 When is a country recognized as a sovereign state? 2016-02-22T08:30:47.067

4 What are the arguments against absorbing DC into another state? 2021-01-31T11:54:37.750

3 What are the current non-Westphalian states? 2014-09-10T17:41:39.727

3 Why marriage and not family? 2018-09-02T11:53:50.870

3 Could the US federal government turn a state into a territory like India has with Jammu and Kashmir 2019-08-14T16:20:34.283

2 What is the justification for FIFA's support of states with limited recognition? 2015-08-18T07:11:41.257

2 can a nation encompassing a diaspora with no geographical delineation also be or have its own state 2017-02-23T22:42:15.303

2 What stops countries from acting unilateraly 2018-09-04T04:53:35.083

1 Would it be reasonable to see each US "state" as a country in their own, nowadays? 2017-11-10T00:54:45.977

1 How can the federal government "own" states? 2020-06-24T00:13:54.213

1 Could Vermont and New Hampshire be merged into one state? 2020-12-06T12:01:07.577

0 What are the international and country-based court decisions that make Northern Cyprus legal, and what is the reasoning behind them? 2017-02-11T12:05:16.673

-8 What are the objective minimum prerequisites for people of African descent in the Americas to form of an independent modern sovereign nation-state? 2018-08-12T16:53:22.210