Some articles on federation, federations, northern:
... (which is now politically referred to as a state), and finally the federation, or alliance of chiefdoms ... In ancient times, there were numerous federations, or alliances, but upon the introduction of firearms by the British in the 17th century, a major ... Palau was divided into just two major federations, the northern and southern federations ...
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