The philippines became a territory of the united states along with puerto rico following the spanish-american war, and has been an independent nation since 1946 the united states helped the philippines financially, but also set a number of conditions for that help, including the acceptance of us military presence. Scotland will become an independent nation, salmond, 59, said in a speech at the scottish national party conference in perth, 450 miles (725 km) north of london out of defeat will come future. By having to explain what the question on the ballot paper 'whether scotland should be an independent country', means exactly, their supporters will also have to start defining the exact nature of the state they want to see in scotland.
Scottish independence referendum should scotland be an independent country not counted within the nation or that an independent scotland should become a. If the majority of voters say yes, scotland will become an independent nation the no camp had most support among the over 65 year olds whilst those between the ages of 35 and 44 made up the. Scottish independence (scots: scots unthirldom scottish gaelic: neo-eisimeileachd na h-alba) is a political aim of various political parties, advocacy groups, and individuals in scotland (which is a country of the united kingdom) for the country to become an independent sovereign state.
Voting on whether scotland should stay in the uk or become an independent nation enters its final stages, with polls to close at 22:00 bst (21:00 gmt. Members of the public watch orangemen and women march during a pro union parade before voters go to the polls in a yes or no referendum on whether scotland should become and independent country. Should scotland become independent if they want it why shouldnt they have it is the reasson political, does labour gain to many votes from scotland during a general election, and does scotland have to much oil.
Why an independent scotland could become the richest country on earth on a per capita basis, the nation has all the ingredients to be one of the world's most prosperous nations dominic frisby. Scotland should not, and will not, survive alone it's a tragedy the spine of our unique nation, the england-scotland axis, could be about to break. Find out more about the pros and cons of independencea and vote in our poll: should scotland become independent should scotland be independent devolution of power has been a longstading claim in scotland. In just a little over two weeks from now, scotland will hold it's independence referendum, asking it's citizens if scotland should secede from the united kingdom, and become an independent nation.
Why catalonia should be given a say on its future catalonia once again began to voice its desire to become an independent state and catalonia can be an independent nation without having. Medieval maps of scotland today scotland votes on whether it should become an independent nation or remain part of the united kingdom the issue of scottish independence is an old one, dating back to the middle ages when various english kings attempted to claim dominion over the land through military and diplomatic campaigns. Should britain dump the eu and become a independent nation again the eu is falling into chaos and britain is losing it's identity as a sovereign nation should britain stay in the eu or pull out completely. Bulmer said a provisional constitution would exist to provide a stable and legal framework for scotland to become a recognised independent nation he suggested the process of drafting the document could be akin to the constitutional convention in 1990, ahead of the re-establishment of the scottish parliament , and could involve a cross-section. Described as scotland's biggest choice since 1707 (mclean et al, 2013, p ix), the upcoming referendum on scottish independence will provide a pivotal event for the current and future populations of scotland as voters get the opportunity to decide whether or not they are to remain a part of great britain or become an independent nation.
Top economists reveal whether an independent scotland could really survive in a post-brexit world not be a great deal for scotland to become independent an independent scotland should. The big question: what would happen if scotland achieved its independence could scotland survive as an independent nation yes scotland would be much wealthier and better prepared than. Nineteen of the 21 students said that they would vote no, scotland should not become an independent nation though current polls in scotland aren't predicting that a no vote will emerge on top by such a landslide, that result does seem to be the way the tide is leaning.
These are external links and will open in a new window on 18 september, voters in scotland will be asked in a referendum whether they want the nation to become independent from the rest of the. Should scotland be an independent country do you believe scotland should become an independent country (response categories: yes, i do no, i don't. Scottish hopes for independence appeared to suffer a major blow in yesterday's election after the snp lost 20 seats independentie says is indyref2 'dead' after election losses related.