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Odds and Ends
City-States (Historical Context)
(Note: We are not advocating for Sovereign City-States)
Throughout history their have been civilizations that have recognized the importance of gathering together for security, commerce, culture, and politics to form City-States. They are generally associated with the
Greek Empire: Athens, Sparta, Carthage
Roman Empire: Rome
Italian (Renaissance) City States: Florence, Venice, Milan.
Surprisingly, there are still a couple of City States that exist today.
The key characteristics to a Sovereign City-State is it's Sovereignty
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"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union...." Preamble to the Constitution
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