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 Scottish independence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Further progress of the independence movement was stalled when the Scottish National Party supported a vote of no confidence and forced a General Election in 1979 which gave victory to the noted Unionist, Margaret Thatcher, as prime minister of the United Kingdom at the head of a Conservative government.
This empowered the independence movement with greater leverage for the advancement of pro-independence agendas in the House of Commons where the Labour Party now led a minority government in a pact with the Liberal Party.
Scottish independence is the name given to a political movement of Scottish people seeking the creation of an independent sovereign state of Scotland, separate from the United Kingdom, leaving only Wales, England, and Northern Ireland, in the union.
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 Cornish nationalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornish nationalism is a movement which seeks greater autonomy for the area of Cornwall which advocates assert is not a county of England as is generally regarded, but a separate nation which has never been formally incorporated into England.
He made the case for Cornwall's membership in the Celtic Congress, pioneered the movement to revive the Cornish language, and founded the Cornish Gorseth.
Cornish Solidarity are a non-partisan political pressure group that calls for the recognition of the ethnic Cornish as a national minority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cornish_independence

  
 prog.html
Cornish society is increasingly engaged in establishing itself as a Celtic culture within the United Kingdom on a par with other cultures such as Welsh, Irish, and Scots, as exemplified by the astonishing revival of the Cornish language.
After Tunisian independence, Arab-Andalusian music was elevated to the status of a national heritage: the government published the Rashidiyya’s notations and distributed them to ensembles, modelled on the Rashidiyya, in newly established educational and cultural institutions throughout the country.
Using as a basis for discussion a study of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912), the Anglo-black composer and supporter of the Pan-African movement, this paper examines the appropriateness of ideas of socio-technical and cultural hybridity for a study of the cultural politics of musical virtuosity.
www.leeds.ac.uk /music/Info/CMJ/Events/97/Ethnic/prog.html

  
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May 2001, and is an all-party pressure group seeking to achieve the broadest consensus on the form of self-government appropriate for Wessex.
It strikes a balance between treating as one region the corridors of movement west of London and forming a region where internal distances are short enough to enable that region to function effectively as a political unit.
This report represents the joint response of the three organisations which comprise the Wessex movement to the White Paper on regional governance,
www.zyworld.com /wessexsociety/caseforwessex.htm

  
 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, or THE PHILIPPINES - Online Information article about PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, or THE PHILIPPINES
The domesticated water-buffalo is sluggish in its movements, and will not work through the heat of the day; but it is a wonderful swimmer, and makes its way through the worst quagmire with ease.
This monopoly lasted until the Mexican War of Independence forced the Spanish government to regard the Philippines as being in the East instead of the West.
Owing to the nature of the country, and the hope of securing independence from a possible overthrow of the Republican party in the United States, the war was prolonged for two or three years.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PER_PIG/PHILIPPINE_ISLANDS_or_THE_PHIL.html

  
 A World of Books 2001: International Perspectives (Library of Congress)
Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai's epic novel takes in a century of wrenching social changes, the gradual shift from a feudal system under maharajas tributary to British colonial government through the independence movement and other social reform movements, to independence, the abolition of the monarchy and introduction of democracy, land reform, and the fierce challenge of communism.
Fundamental to the important and evolving Creolite Movement, this literature shifts the focus upon Africa found in Negritude to a broader spectrum of races and cultures.
This writing he calls "Spiralism." As the Creolite Movement flourishes in Martinique, with authors becoming prominent in France and better known in the United States, a rich vein of literature in Haitian Creole remains largely confined to the Creolophone world.
www.loc.gov /rr/international/books01.html

  
 Wales:Struggle for independence
movement, the central government decided to establish a committee to look at the legal status of Welsh.
The movement also was responsible for producing two names that are outstanding
summer school of Plaid Cymru, a new movement began.
www.referatfrom.ru /watch/424/1.html

  
 World Future Society -- Futurist Index A-L
Cornish, Blake M., and Cynthia G. Wagner, "Leading the Way to Tomorrow: Government with Foresight," July-August 1989; "A Foresight Sampler" [quotes from speakers], July-August 1989.
Cornish, Edward, and WFS staff, "Trend Impact Analysis: The Arrival of Automated Translation Technology" [box], May-June 2001; "Trend Analysis: The Increase of Elderly in the Population," May 1999.
Cornish, Edward, Cynthia G. Wagner, Dan Johnson, and Jeff Minerd [FUTURIST staff], "The Opportunity Century: 50 Paths to Success in the 21st Century," January-February 2000.
www.wfs.org /futindexA-L.htm

  
 Cornish nationalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornish nationalism is a movement which seeks greater autonomy for the area of Cornwall which advocates assert is not a county of England as is generally regarded, but a separate nation which has never been formally incorporated into England.
He made the case for Cornwall's membership in the Celtic Congress, pioneered the movement to revive the Cornish language, and founded the Cornish Gorseth.
Cornish Solidarity are a non-partisan political pressure group that calls for the recognition of the ethnic Cornish as a national minority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cornish_nationalism

  
 Cornish self-government movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some supporters of Cornish self-government question the legal legitimacy of English rule in Cornwall, due to the failure of the former Parliament of England to ever pass an Act of Union, although their claims are not generally recognised within the United Kingdom (or sometimes within Cornwall itself).
Supporters of Cornish self-government who assert that Cornwall is, or ought to be, a separate legal entity from England do not necessarily mean to advocate full independence from the United Kingdom, but rather seek official recognition for Cornwall as one of the constituent countries or home nations of the UK.
He made the case for Cornwall's membership in the Celtic Congress, pioneered the movement to revive the Cornish language, and founded the Cornish Gorseth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cornish_independence   (1055 words)

  
 Cornish Language Making a Comeback
What this article doesn't mention is the deep divide within the Cornish language movement, between those who advocate 'pure', 16th century Cornish, and those who promote the language in the state in which it became extinct, by which time it had picked up a signigficant admixture of English.
Andrew George, the Liberal Democrat MP for St. Ives who lobbied for the language ruling, said it means the government will not be able to discriminate against Cornish speakers.
The government has been accused by critics of giving in to a rising tide of Cornish nationalism.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/791249/posts   (2038 words)

  
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Cornish has no legal status and, as with other minority languages in the U.K., the government resists arguments to give minority language groups official status, arguing that language use will not gain by legislation and the conferring of official status, but rather will derive from the facilitating and enabling process.
This is supported by the 'Dalleth' movement which aims to promote Cornish in education.
Cornish is a Celtic language, associated with Welsh and Breton as one of the Brythonic languages within the orthodox, but problematic, linguistic typologies.
www.uoc.edu /euromosaic/web/document/cornic/an/i1/i1.html   (1596 words)

  
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Cornish has no legal status and, as with other minority languages in the U.K., the government resists arguments to give minority language groups official status, arguing that language use will not gain by legislation and the conferring of official status, but rather will derive from the facilitating and enabling process.
This is supported by the 'Dalleth' movement which aims to promote Cornish in education.
Cornish is a Celtic language, associated with Welsh and Breton as one of the Brythonic languages within the orthodox, but problematic, linguistic typologies.
www.uoc.edu /euromosaic/web/document/cornic/an/i1/i1.html   (1596 words)

  
 Celtic League, American Branch: Celtic Languages
The forced imposition of the Anglican Reformation and of English as the language of liturgy prompted a Cornish rebellion against the central government that was quickly suppressed and led to an even greater intolerance of local particularisms.
In recent years, following an ideological split within the Cornish movement, a minority of activists has been advocating a return to Late Cornish and its English-based spelling.
Shortly before 1900 one Cornish scholar, Henry Jenner, became fired with the notion of reviving it as an everyday language, the national language of Cornwall.
www.celticleague.org /languages.html   (2940 words)

  
 BBC - Devon - devolution message board
I have come to the conclusion that Devon needs a movement similar to the "Cornish Constitutional Convention" to promote the aspirations of Devonians for devolved Government within the United Kingdom.
Davyth makes a valid point when he suggests that Devon needs an equivalent to the Cornish Constitutional Convention to promote a devolved assembly for the county.
But what do we find if we take a closer look at the current Cornish on-line petition?
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/have_your_say/devolution_09.shtml   (2940 words)

  
 Celtic League, American Branch: Celtic Languages
The forced imposition of the Anglican Reformation and of English as the language of liturgy prompted a Cornish rebellion against the central government that was quickly suppressed and led to an even greater intolerance of local particularisms.
In recent years, following an ideological split within the Cornish movement, a minority of activists has been advocating a return to Late Cornish and its English-based spelling.
This stage of the language is known as Late Cornish.
www.celticleague.org /languages.html   (2940 words)

  
 Celtic League, American Branch: Celtic Languages
The forced imposition of the Anglican Reformation and of English as the language of liturgy prompted a Cornish rebellion against the central government that was quickly suppressed and led to an even greater intolerance of local particularisms.
In recent years, following an ideological split within the Cornish movement, a minority of activists has been advocating a return to Late Cornish and its English-based spelling.
This stage of the language is known as Late Cornish.
www.celticleague.org /languages.html   (2940 words)

  
 Celtic League, American Branch: Celtic Languages
The forced imposition of the Anglican Reformation and of English as the language of liturgy prompted a Cornish rebellion against the central government that was quickly suppressed and led to an even greater intolerance of local particularisms.
In recent years, following an ideological split within the Cornish movement, a minority of activists has been advocating a return to Late Cornish and its English-based spelling.
This stage of the language is known as Late Cornish.
www.celticleague.org /languages.html   (2940 words)

  
 Celtic League, American Branch: Celtic Languages
The forced imposition of the Anglican Reformation and of English as the language of liturgy prompted a Cornish rebellion against the central government that was quickly suppressed and led to an even greater intolerance of local particularisms.
In recent years, following an ideological split within the Cornish movement, a minority of activists has been advocating a return to Late Cornish and its English-based spelling.
Within the next two centuries Gaelic was adopted by the Picts to the north and east and the Celtic Strathclyde kingdoms to the south, thus becoming the dominant language of the country that came to be called Scotland.
www.celticleague.org /languages.html   (2940 words)

  
 List of active autonomist and secessionist movements - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornwall: Cornish self-government movement, Constitutional status of Cornwall
This is a list of currently active, autonomist and secessionist movements around the world.
Political: Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_active_autonomist_and_secessionist_movements   (1324 words)

  
 Administrative counties of England
In Cornwall a cross party movement for devolution collected over 50000 signature endorsing the call for a Cornish Assembly, however the petition was largly ignored by government who have no plans for devolution to Cornwall.
The county councils of these were abolished in 1986 by the Thatcher government for largely political rather than practical reasons, but they still exist legally.
Counties which consist of only one district are more popularly called Unitary Authorities, because they do not match the idea of a county established in the centuries before the 1990s.
administrative-counties-of-england.iqnaut.net   (2029 words)

  
 BBC - Devon - devolution message board
This research plus the devolution movement if applied justly would strengthen Cornish claims, by making the Government realise that it's not a bunch of Cornish eccentrics claiming they're different, but that others feel similarly.
People in Chippenham would be surprised to learn that they aren't from the Westcountry, and so would anyone who has listened to someone talk who has lived in Chippenham for all of their lives.
This is the sort of thing I mean by community events, a celebration of the best of the counties in a region, the exchange of ideas and a sense of unity without political amalgamation or the loss of individual identity.
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/have_your_say/devolution_11.shtml   (2029 words)

  
 UK Information - UK Hotels & Resorts Reservation Service - Placestours.com
In Cornwall, there is a movement that calls for devolution [2] (Cornish nationalism), and an academic debate over the Cornish identity and constitutional status of Cornwall.
Sovereignty is vested fully in the monarch, who is Head of State, but under Britain's constitutional monarchy Her (His) Majesty's Government is answerable and accountable to the House of Commons, which is the lower directly-elected house in Britain's bicameral Parliament.
The constitution is based on the principle that Parliament is the ultimate sovereign body in the country.
www.placestours.com /europe/uk/info.html   (4213 words)

  
 Articles - Cornish self-government movement
Some supporters of self-government argue that the de facto constitutional status of Cornwall is a Duchy and country and therefore not a county of England, the Duchy of Cornwall and current UK government deny this claim.
He made the case for Cornwall's membership in the Celtic Congress, pioneered the movement to revive the Cornish language, and founded the Cornish Gorseth.
The Celtic League and Celtic Congress have a Cornish branch and recognises Cornwall as a Celtic Nation alongside Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales and Brittany.
www.foreverc.com /articles/Cornish_nationalism   (796 words)

  
 United Kingdom -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
A movement to obtain some degree of home rule exists in (A hilly county in southwestern England) Cornwall, a petition of over 50000 signatures was collected endorsing the call for a Cornish Assembly however the UK government is not known to be considering any form of devolution to Cornwall.
There is some debate, both popular and academic, as to whether the (English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters) Cornish could be considered a constituent peoples of the UK and possibly a Nation.
Maps of Cornwall & Wales ("Cornewallia & Wallia"), Ireland ("Irlandia"), Scotland ("Scotia") and England ("Anglia") circa 1564.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/un/united_kingdom.htm   (3554 words)

  
 List of active autonomist and secessionist movements - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornwall: Cornish self-government movement, Constitutional status of Cornwall
This is a list of currently active, autonomist and secessionist movements around the world.
Political: Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_active_autonomist_and_secessionist_movements   (1323 words)

  
 List of active autonomist and secessionist movements - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cornwall: Cornish self-government movement, Constitutional status of Cornwall
This is a list of currently active, autonomist and secessionist movements around the world.
Active regional autonomy movements present in all parts of the country, but notably in:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_active_autonomist_and_secessionist_movements   (1324 words)

  
 Breton language
Member of the Celtic branch of the Indo-European language family; the language of Brittany in France, related to Welsh and Cornish, and descended from the speech of Celts who left Britain as a consequence of the Anglo-Saxon invasions of the 5th and 6th centuries.
The Breton Liberation Movement claims equal status in Brittany for Breton and French.
Since 1985 Breton has received some encouragement from the central government.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0005865.html   (245 words)

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