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After Several Millennia, Greeks Finally have a Nation State

On February 3, 1830, the three Great Powers (The United Kingdom, The Kingdom of France and the Russian Empire) established Greece as an independent, sovereign state with the adoption of “The London Protocol.” (Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all sources are … Continue reading

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Is the United States of America Still a Republic?

At the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States having finally been adopted, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got a republic or a monarchy?” “A republic, if you … Continue reading

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