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Scottish Independence: Animation on Scotland and the EU

Scottish Independence: Animation on Scotland and the EU | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

"On 18 September there will be a referendum asking whether Scotland should be an independent country.  As the build-up to the vote continues, this animation takes a look at Scotland's relationship with the European Union."

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Separatists On The Rise in Europe - Associated Press

Separatists On The Rise in Europe - Associated Press | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

Despite just being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its promotion of continental unity, several regions  want independence so they don't have to share their wealth with the rest of their struggling countries or the EU in general.  Belgium and Spain are facing factions within their countries who want to break away - Flanders and Catalonia want their own states.  Scotland is another territory seeking independence from the UK.  Will these efforts be successful?

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Where Does The U.S. Stand On Secessionist Movements Abroad?

Where Does The U.S. Stand On Secessionist Movements Abroad? | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
In an upcoming referendum, Crimean voters will decide whether to declare independence from Ukraine. Jonathan Paquin has studied U.S. stances on breakaway groups, and he explains what to watch for.
Allison Anthony's insight:

DEVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENTS ABOUND!

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Catalans march for independence

Catalans march for independence | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

Catalans march for independence...the most powerful and influential region of Spain wants out, amid national economic woes that they don't want to be saddled with, according to some.   

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