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definition of seperatism
when people of a region feel alienated from central gov, they often seek to gain political control
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when was basque region given independence?
1936
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when was their independence taken?
1937 when General Franco came to power
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what Basque language was oppressed?
Euskara, culture oppressed
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when was the Basque nationalist group formed?
1959
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what % of spain's iron/steel production does bilbao produce?
95%
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why does chechnya want to seperate?
it is majority muslim whilst russia is orthodox church, also neighbouring states like Gerogia were given indepen
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example of ethnicity escalating into political claims
Quebec Soverignity movement in Canada
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what is this?
since 1968, the part has appealed for constitutional negotiations on the matter of sovereignity
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what has it done?
held two referendums
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what was scotlands seperate church/language called?
presbyterian and gaelic
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catalonia independence from spain
has some autonomy, the catalan language is taught in all schools in the region since 1983
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collapse of yugoslavia formed
croatia, slovenia, bosnia and FYR Macedonia
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quebec independence from canada
french speaking quebec and pressure from Inuits in the north, led to creation of self-governing region called Nunavat 1999
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break up of USSR
into 15 constituents, including russia, moldova and latvia
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seperatism in france
self-government granted to corsica but also movement towards autonomy in brittany
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east timor seperatism
sought independence after being annexed by indonesia in 1976
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when was the education act in wales? what was it?
1996, stipulates that welsh should be taught to all pupils from 5-16years
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example of civil disobediance
friends of owen grandauer
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example of terrorist violence
basques, chechnya
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example of civil war
east timor, tamil tigers
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scottish pro-independence centres on
economic benefits, accountability and culture/identity
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existed since
1707
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when was the scots national league formed?
1921
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when was the SNP formed?
1934
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when and who gained the first SNP seat in the commons?
Winnie Ewig in 1967
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when was the kilbrandon commision? what was it?
1969. favoured devolved, directly elected scottish assembly
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how much did SNP increase vote by in 1974?
11% [6 seats]
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when was the scotland act?
1978
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what did it state?
requirement for a referendum on a scottish assembly
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what was the condition?
40% of the entire electorate needed to vote YES
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what happened?
fell short of the required 40% and act repealed
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when was the referendum on scottish parliament
1997, turnout 60.4%
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when did parliament pass the scotland act ?
1998, created Holyrood
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when was edinburgh agreement signed
october 2012
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how many scots intend to vote yes?
29% which is up from 28% 4 months ago
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how many kurds worldwide?
30 million
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countries
turkey, syria, iraq and iran
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how many in turkey?
20% population [half of all kurds live here]
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iraq?
15-20%
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syria
10%
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iran
8%
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what did UN report in 2005 find
"disproportionate inadequacy of services such as water and electricity"
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how many in UK?
35000 in UK and 40000 in Germany
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when was Kurdistan workers party founded?
1984 and launched an armed struggle against the turkish gov
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