That XRP tanked after the SEC announcement of a lawsuit is a testament to the lingering power of the United States. Though the constitution does not outline the powers of the State, it does mandate that all states keep a republican form of government. Most states nonetheless declare themselves to be “nation-states,” that is, states that attempt to define and enforce a state-sponsored national identity. When national boundaries that do not match ethnic boundaries are drawn, such as in the Balkans and Central Asia , ethnic tension, massacres and even genocide , often has occurred historically (see Bosnian genocide and 2010 South Kyrgyzstan ethnic clashes ).
Join us the third Wednesday of every month to hear about the most current GIS information from the Esri state and local government group. Several rural regions and even some suburban areas of many states have no municipal government below the county level. The … Read More