Commonwealth Status

Some articles on commonwealth status, commonwealth, status:

Politics Of Puerto Rico - Political Status
... a 1951 referendum, which gave voters a yes-or-no choice for the commonwealth status, defined as a 'permanent association with a federal union' but not choice for independence or statehood ... approved Resolution 22 which chose in English the word "Commonwealth", meaning a "politically organized community" or "state", which is simultaneously connected by a compact or treaty to another ... of the Puerto Rican people by passing a plebiscite Act that allowed a vote on the status of Puerto Rico ...
Island Of Enchantment - Political Status - Recent Developments
... Further information Proposed political status for Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican status referendum, 2012, and President's Task Force on Puerto Rico's Status In 2005 and 2007, two reports were issued by the U.S ... President's Task Force on Puerto Rico's Status ... Democratic Party (PPD) challenged the task force's report and committed to validating the current status in all international forums, including the United Nations ...
Independence Movement In Puerto Rico - Independence From The United States - Events Under Commonwealth Status
... Rican Nationalist Party Revolts of the 1950s here The new Commonwealth status forced a new set of initiatives from the Puerto Rican independence movement ... On October 30, 1950, with the new autonomist Commonwealth status about to go into effect, multiple Nationalist uprisings occurred, in an effort to ... Two days after the creation of the Commonwealth, an assassination attempt was made in Washington, D.C ...
The Island Of Enchantment - Political Status - Recent Developments
... Further information Proposed political status for Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican status referendum, 2012, and President's Task Force on Puerto Rico's Status In 2005 and 2007 ... President's Task Force on Puerto Rico's Status ... challenged the task force's report and committed to validating the current status in all international forums, including the United Nations ...
Szlachta - History - Privileges
... Significant legislative changes in the status of the szlachta, as defined by Robert Bideleux and Ian Jeffries, consist of its 1374 exemption from the land tax, a 1425 ... - yet this was the rarest means of gaining noble status) ... part of the country and falsely pretended to noble status ...

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