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.
A nation is an aggregate of people united by descent, history, culture or language, inhabiting a particular country or territory. A state is a nation or territory with an organized political community under one government.
The differences between state and federal governments are attributed to their sizes, offices and requirements under the Constitution. Other differences include the powers that the Constitution grants between the federal and state government. How often the voting public changes or keeps representativ
As of 2015, there are 59 fully fledged national parks in the United States that are distributed among 27 states and two territories (American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
California has the most national parks with nine, followed by Alaska with eight. As of 2015, California is also home to one of the newest national parks in the system: Pinnacles National Park, which was established in 2013.
The National Parks Conservation Association website provides a list of national parks by state. Visitors can conduct searches alphabetically or by selecting the state of choice from the map of the United States.
The four basic requirements for a nation-state are sovereignty, population, territory and government. In other words, nation-states must rule themselves, have a system of rule, people and a place to rule over.
U.S. national parks, run by the National Parks Service, protect the landscape and provide outdoor recreation in selected areas across the United States. President Ulysses S. Grant made Yosemite, already a protected area, the first national park in 1872. Other popular national parks include Yellowsto
The main way the states aid the national government is by taking care of localized tasks. State powers reduce the strain on the national government because the national government does not have to directly oversee these things. States also provide resources, such as taxes and natural resources.
Chase, Bank of America, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo and Citizens Bank are among the major national banks of the United States, a list that includes 367 banks, as of June 2015. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency of the U.S. Treasury is responsible for chartering national banks.