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A confederation is a loose association of sovereign states, which govern the entire confederation through consensus (usually, but not always, requiring unanimous consensus). It thus allows smaller groups to work together, while retaining a large degree of their independence on most issues.

A confederation means that smaller groups can band together on important issues (often collective security and economic policy), thus putting truth to the phrase "strength in numbers".

The current European Union is a confederation, in that it shares common decision-making on certain issues of economic policy and personal liberty, but leaves the constituent nations to pursue their own foreign policy.

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What were the advantages of the Articles of Confederation?

To ensure that America had freedom, and independence.

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U get more ladies and yea

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The Suffix Of ConfederationIs ation. Confederationation.

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Under the category of Newfoundland the Advantages of Confederation in the the 21st Century is controversial. Newfoundland and Labrador contribute more to confederation than they receive when it comes to money and resources. Canada does not provide military or border protection as both of these responsibilities have been integrated with the U.S. military and border services and since they are 10x the size of Canada they provide the majority of such services. It could be argued that Canada acts as an insurance policy and will provide for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador when their resources are no longer profitable. That would be an advantage.

What were advantages and disadvantages of Nova scotia if they did not join Confederation?

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What were the advantages of why New Brunswick joining Confederation?

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What year was Confederation?

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can i have a examples of confederation

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What is the first article of confederation about?

the name of the confederation

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Why did Winnipeg join Confederation?

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