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The Internal Revenue Service classifies individuals born in American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as U.S. nationals. Immihelp also explains that individuals born in foreign countries to at least one U.S. national parent are also U.S. nationals.

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A person's nationality refers to the country, or nation, where he is from. Nationality can refer to the person's birth nation or to another nation in which he has citizenship.

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Examples of nation-states include Albania, Egypt, Estonia, North and South Korea and Mongolia. Despite influence from China in its early history, Japan is considered to be the world's largest nation-state with over 120 million Japanese, roughly 95 percent of its total population.

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National development refers to the ability of a nation to improve the lives of its citizens. Measures of improvement may be material, such as an increase in the gross domestic product, or social, such as literacy rates and availability of healthcare.

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Nationality is determined by birth or naturalization and is defined as a group of people living together in a country who often share a common language, history, customs and traditions. Nationality requires membership to a sovereign state or nation, and there are areas throughout the world where nat

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A list of national banks includes Bank of America, Chase, Regions Bank, SunTrust and Wells Fargo. Others are BB&T, Citizens Bank, PNC and U.S. Bank. As of 2015, each of these banks has over 1,000 national locations, notes FindABetterBank.com.

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The United Nations was officially formed in October 1945 to promote cooperation among different countries. It had its roots in the former League of Nations, which was formed after World War I but disbanded after failing to prevent the second World War.

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A few popular national parks in the United States are Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Yosemite National Park and Yellowstone National Park. As of 2014, each of these parks had several million visitors. The National Park Service oversees and maintains these and other U

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The 2012 book "Why Nations Fail" by economist Daron Acemoglu and political scientist James A. Robinson posits that nations fail because they lack political and economic institutions necessary for success. Nations cannot succeed without centralized power and inclusive institutions. Other experts, suc

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National advertising consists of persuasive words and images generally used by a business to sell its products to a national market. Presidential campaigns and large nonprofits also employ national advertising to convey persuasive messages to target audiences.