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Building Blocks: The Various Challenges to Sovereignty LEARNING RESOURCE


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Catalan independent activists block a border point between Spain and France in Le Pertús, France, on November 11, 2019. The separtist movement in Catalonia challenged Spain's sovereignty when the region voted overwhelmingly to secede from the country in 2017.

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About This Lesson

In this resource from World101, students will learn how a government’s authority within its borders gets challenged all the time. 


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