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Federation
A federation , also known as a federal state, is a type of sovereign state characterized by a union of partially self-governing states or regions united by a central government...
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1821
9.7.1821
The Republic of Gran Colombia (a federation covering much of present day Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, and Ecuador) is established, with Simón Bolívar as the founding President and Francisco de Paula Santander as vice president. thumb declares independence.]]
1867
7.1.1867
The British North America Act of 1867 takes effect as the Constitution of Canada, creating the Canadian Confederation and the federal dominion of Canada; Sir John A. Macdonald is sworn in as the first Prime Minister of Canada.
1954
10.28.1954
The modern Kingdom of the Netherlands is re-founded as a federal monarchy.
1994
3.4.1994
Bosnia's Bosniaks and Croats sign an agreement to form a federation in a loose economic union with Croatia.