Colonies

Description
Mention of territory beyond the national borders that is under the government's control. This may include colonies, protectorates, or territories.

Categories
Principles and Symbols

Keywords
decolonization; independence; protectorates; territories

Survey Questions
How does the Constitution treat the status of colonies, protectorates, and territories?
How does the Constitution view the prospect of territorial expansion?
What political status does the constitution assign to the residents of colonies, protectorates, or territories?
What specific colonies or protectorates does the Constitution mention?

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