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What's The Difference? Country, Sovereign State, Nation-State, Territory, Union

In this Geopolitical lesson, your learners will find out which qualities are required for a Country to be categorised as a Nation, a Nation-State, a State, a Sovereign State, a Non-Sovereign State, a Territory, a Union, or a Failed State.
Pamela LLB (she/her)
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30 minutes
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10-15
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1-6
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In this Geopolitical lesson, your learners will find out which qualities are required for a Country to be categorised as either a Nation, a Nation-State, a State, a Sovereign State, a Partially Sovereign State, a Non-Sovereign State, a Territory, a Union, or a Failed State. 
I am a lawyer in Australia, and I have homeschooled my own children for the past 8 years and will continue to do so for at least another 17 years (my youngest child is 1y as of 2022). 

I have degrees, post-graduate, and professional qualifications in the following:

- Law - Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Admission as a Lawyer;

- TESOL - I have completed 8 out of 8 units towards the 150-hour qualification. When I receive my official professional certificate from Arizona State University I will update this here;

- Bachelor of Arts in Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism from Murdoch University which covered the following topics:
Ethnic Conflict and Multiculturalism
Ethnic Questions in East and South-East Asia
Chinese Political Economy and Business
Islam: Past and Present
Power and Legitimacy in Modern Political Thought
Practical Ethics
Politics in Contemporary China
Terrorism in a Globalised World
War and Peace in World History
Body and Mind
Crime, Business and Politics in Asia
News and Politics
Australian Foreign Policy
Authoritarianism and Democracy
Terrorism: Its Causes and Consequences
International Security Studies
Knowledge and Information Security
Spies, Saboteurs and Secret Agents
Structure Thought and Reality
Introduction to University Learning
Globalisation: The Asia Pacific
Perspectives on Security and Terrorism
Introduction to Global Politics

- I.T. Security;
- Applied Linguistics;
- Investigative Services;

I have also completed the following short courses which are relevant to the classes I teach here:

- How Forensic Science should speak to the Court;
- Introduction to Key Constitutional Concepts and Supreme Court Cases (USA);
- An Introduction to American Law (USA);
- English Common Law: Structure and Principles (UK);
- Economic Growth and Distributive Justice;
- Water Supply and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries;
- Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato;
- Technology and Ethics;
- ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students;
- The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People;
- Everyday Parenting: The ABCs of Child Rearing;
- A Brief History of Humankind.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
When applicable, I may screen share slides from Google Slides and media from YouTube.
Learners are not required to access anything outside of Outschool's website during this lesson.
- United Nations - https://www.un.org/en/about-us/member-states
- Princeton University - https://pesd.princeton.edu/node/676
- Pennsylvania State University - https://pesd.princeton.edu/node/676

Teacher

Pamela LLB (she/her)
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Lives in Australia
I am a homeschool mother of multiple children and a lawyer in Queensland, Australia. I am also TESOL-certified (150 hours).
66 total reviews
150 completed classes

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