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 National myth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Other prominent myths of Chinese nationalist ideology include the Yellow Emperor as the ancestor of all Chinese, the idea that all Chinese are the 'sons of the dragon', the concept of "5,000 years of Chinese history", and the ideology of the Zhonghua Minzu.
In older nations national myths may be spiritual in tone, and refer to stories of the nation's founding at the hands of God, gods, or other supernatural beings.
A national myth may be mythical in the sense of being false, but it may be mythical in other senses as well (Renan 1882). /wiki/National_myth   (2326 words)

 National colours - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many states and nations have formally adopted a set of colours as their official "national colours" while others have de facto national colours that have become well-known through popular use.
National colours often appear on a variety of different media, from the nation's flag to their sports jerseys.
National colours are frequently part of a country's set of national symbols. /wiki/National_colours   (226 words)

 National Mall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Mall refers specifically to the land stretching from the grounds of the Washington Monument to the United States Capitol directly to the east.
The National Mall is an open-area national park in downtown Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
The National Mall is accessible via Washington Metro, with the Smithsonian station located on the south side of the mall, near the Washington Monument. /wiki/National_Mall   (841 words)

 National Liberal Party (UK) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At Westminster the independent Liberals were in a shattered state, with the tiny Parliamentary Party representing all shades of opinion and it was doubtful that the new leader, Clement Davies (himself a former Liberal National who had defected back to the independent Liberals) could carry all of his colleagues into a united party.
Liberal Associations who supported National Liberal candidates remained affiliated to the National Liberal Federation until that body was dissolved in 1936, whilst one Liberal National Cabinet Minister, Walter Runciman, remained President of the National Liberal Federation even after the two groups were on opposite sides of the Commons.
The National Liberals evolved as a distinctive group within the Liberal Party in 1931 when the main body of Liberals were maintaining in office the second Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald, who lacked a majority in Parliament. /wiki/National_Liberal_Party_(UK)   (934 words)

 Народна скупштина Републике Српске/ National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska
Народна скупштина Републике Српске/ National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska   (11 words)

 The National Anthem of the Republic of Slovakia
The National Anthem of the Republic of Slovakia /anthem.htm   (8 words)

 Constitution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Constitution of 1787 (ratified 1789) which was heavily influenced by the (considerably modified) Magna Carta, plus the writings of Polybius, Locke, Montesquieu, and others, is often considered the oldest codified national constitution in the modern sense, and in any case remains the oldest such document still in effect.
States such as the United Kingdom that have uncodified constitution are usually ones in which there is parliamentary supremacy and in which the constitution can be changed by a simple statute law and in which the courts do not have the authority to strike down statutes passed by parliament and declare them to be unconstitutional.
A codified constitution is one that is contained in a single document, which is the single source of constitutional law in a state. /wiki/Constitution   (8 words)

 National Romanticism in Finnish Literature, Painting, and Architecture
National Romanticism produced literature linked with a cultural national identity.
National Romantic architects were influenced by British and American architects and the Vienna Secession and the Jugendstil movements in Germany and the Netherlands.
The Kalevala and the works of Runeberg and Topelius, both very patriotic writers, were read at schools and during the years of National Romanticism they served as inspiration to many writers, but also foreign influences, especially Nietzsche, contributed to the literature of the period. /~salla.ylinen/nr.html   (8 words)

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 National flag - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In both the United States and United Kingdom, the national flag is used for all three purposes.
In some countries, such as the United States of America and France, the national ensign is identical to the national flag, while in others, such as the United Kingdom and Japan, there are specific ensigns for maritime use.
In most case, the civil flag is a simplified version of the state flag, the difference often being the presence of a coat of arms on the state flag which is absent from the civil flag. /wiki/National_flag   (977 words)

 National dish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
rösti is the national dish in German-speaking Switzerland and fondue is in French-speaking Switzerland, although the political integrity of the Swiss state is undisputed.
Similarly, countries can share a national dish; e.g., traditional food in Austria, the German state of Bavaria, and the Czech Republic is similar; whereas bigos, borscht, and pierogi are popular in several Central and East European countries and generally associated with one or more of them.
A national dish is a dish, food or a drink that represents a particular country, nation or region. /wiki/National_dish   (683 words)

 Carillon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carillons originated in the 15th century in the Low Countries of Europe: Belgium, Holland, and Northern France, when bell-makers perfected their art by tuning bells at several points so that they could be sounded together to produce concordant harmonies.
Ann Arbor, Michigan: The Lurie Carillon in the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Tower at the University of Michigan.
Ann Arbor, Michigan: The Charles Baird Carillon in the Burton Memorial Tower at the University of Michigan. /wiki/Carillon   (1689 words)

 The National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia
The National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia /dz/index_an.html   (8 words)

 National Transcontinental Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Transcontinental Railway (NTR) was a historic Canadian railway.
On September 6, 1918 the CNoR was nationalized after declaring bankruptcy and its government-appointed directors were ordered to assume operation of the CGR system.
On December 20, 1918 the federal government created the Canadian National Railways (CNR) under which the CNoR and CGR were to be operated. /wiki/National_Transcontinental_Railway   (943 words)

 National symbols - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National symbols are symbols of any entity considering itself and manifesting itself to the world as a national community (independent states, but also nations and countries in a state of colonialor other dependence, (con)federal integration, even an ethno-cultural community considered a 'nationality' despite the absence of any political self-determination.
These symbols are often rallied around as part of celebrations of patriotism or aspiring nationalism (such as independence, autonomy or separation movements) and are designed to be inclusive and representative of all the peoples of the national community.
National symbols intend to unite people by creating visual, verbal, or iconic representations of the national people, values, goals, or history. /wiki/National_symbols   (323 words)

 National security - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National security refers to the public policy of maintaining the integrity and survival of the nation-state through the use of economic, military and political power and the exercise of diplomacy, in times of peace and war.
The concern is that where the exercise of national security laws and powers is not subject to good governance, the rule of law, and strict checks and balances, there is a risk that "national security" may simply serve as a pretext for suppressing unfavorable political and social views.
The measures adopted to maintain national security in the face of threats to society has in turn led to ongoing dialectic, particularly in liberal democracies, on the appropriate scale and role of authority in matters of civil and human rights. /wiki/National_security   (554 words)

 National Flower - Lotus
The Lotus or waterlily is an aquatic plant of Nymphaea with broad floating leaves and bright fragrant flowers that grow only in shallow waters.
The leaves and flowers float and have long stems that contain air spaces.
The big attractive flowers have many petals overlapping in a symmetrical pattern. /national_insignia/national_insignia/page6.htm   (554 words)

 National Express Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Express brand was created in 1972 by the state-owned National Bus Company (NBC) to bring together the express bus and coach services operated by the bus operating companies within the NBC group.
National Express Group plc (LSE: NEX) is a UK-based transport group that operates airport, bus and rail services in the UK, the US and Canada, Australia, Spain, Portugal and Morocco and long-distance coach routes across Europe.
With the privatisation of the NBC in the 1980s, National Express was subject to a management buy-out in 1988. /wiki/National_Express_Group   (891 words)

 National Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National Airlines was the name of two different airlines based in the United States.
On November 10, 1958, National became the first airline to introduce domestic jet service in the United States, with a flight between Miami's international airport and Idlewild International Airport in New York City.
The fleet of the second National Airlines was comprised of Boeing 757-200 aircraft. /wiki/National_Airlines   (279 words)

 National government - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National governments or national unity governments are broad coalition governments consisting of all parties (or all major parties) in the legislature and are often formed during times of war or national emergency.
In Canada, during World War II, the opposition Conservative Party ran under the name National Government in the 1940 election as a means of promoting their platform of creating a wartime national government coalition (evocative of the previous war's Union government).
Most members of the Labour Party rejected the government, however, and moved to the opposition benches leaving MacDonald and his supporters to stand as National Labour. /wiki/National_unity_government   (417 words)

 Canadian National Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian National Railways was created between 1918 and 1923, comprising several railways that had become bankrupt and fallen into federal government hands, along with some railways already owned by the government.
The Canadian National Railway (CN; AAR reporting marks CN, CNA, CNIS), known as Canadian National Railways (CNR) between 1918 and 1960, and Canadian National/Canadien National (CN) from 1960 to present, is a Canadian Class I railway operated by Canadian National Railway Company.
The pig that flew: The battle to privatize Canadian National, Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver. /wiki/Canadian_National_Railway   (3939 words)

 British National Front - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current NF The fortunes of the National Front have subsequently waned, although it still exists as a small party, and fielded seven candidates at the 1997 General Election.
Front deputy leader Martin Webster stated that the activities of the Anti-Nazi League played a key part in the NF's collapse at the end of the 1970's.
The influential Leicester branch of the NF also split around this time, leading to the formation of the British Democratic Party. /wiki/British_National_Front   (3939 words)

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During the 19th century, many new states were added to the original thirteen as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
Minor party and independent candidates are very occasionally elected, usually to local or state office, but the United States political system has historically supported catch all parties rather than coalition governments.
Following the European colonization of the Americas, the United States became the world's first modern democracy after its break with Great Britain, with a Declaration of Independence in 1776. /american-encyclopedia/wikipedia/i/in/indepen...   (3939 words)

 Encyclopedia: Glacier National Park (U.S.)
Glacier Park borders the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Flathead National Forest, Great Bear Wilderness, Lewis and Clark National Forest in the United States and Waterton Lakes National Park, Akamina-Kishinena Provincial Park and the Flathead Provincial Forest in Canada.
Glacier National Park is a national park in Montana.
They were both designated Biosphere Reserve s in 1976 and World Heritage site s in 1995, jointly called the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. /encyclopedia/Glacier-National-Park-(U.S.)   (3939 words)

 National emblem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
National emblems may appear on such items as the national flag, coat of arms, or other patriotic materials.
One should not confuse a formal national emblem with less formal symbols potentially associated with tourism or clichés, for example windmills in the Netherlands.
Most national emblems originate in the natural world, (as animals, say, or birds), but any object may serve. /wiki/National_emblem   (252 words)

 Blue Sky with a White Sun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag and the KMT party emblem made the news in during the ROC legislative elections of 2004, when President Chen Shui-bian suggested that the Kuomintang's flag and party emblem violated the ROC's National Emblem Law and copyright laws for being too similar to the national emblem of the Republic of China.
The Blue Sky with a White Sun (Chinese:青天白日; pinyin: qīng tīan bái rì) serves as the design for the party flag and emblem of the Kuomintang, the canton of the flag of the Republic of China, the national emblem of the Republic of China, and as the naval jack of the ROC Navy.
This officially became the national flag in 1928, and continued to serve as the naval ensign; the "Blue Sky with a White Sun" flag was adopted as the naval jack at the same time. /wiki/Emblem_of_the_Republic_of_China   (680 words)

 Irish Volunteers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Irish Volunteers (Óglaigh na hÉireann) were a paramilitary organization established by Irish Nationalists in 1913 "to secure and maintain the rights and liberties common to the whole people of Ireland", and to help enforce the imminent Home Rule Act.
The National Volunteers joined the British army in large numbers, and ceased to exist.
The majority however supported the War effort and the call to restore freedom to "small countries" in Europe and left to form the National Volunteers and fight in Irish regiments side by side with their volunteer counterparts from the northeast. /wiki/Irish_Volunteers   (1065 words)

 National Velvet
national velvet is a 2000 commission of new radio and performing arts, inc. for its turbulence website, with funds from the national endowment for the arts. /Works/velvet   (96 words)

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