How Can Nationalism Be Considered A Unifying Force

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Nationalism is a unifying force, but it can also be an disunifying force. Nationalism is identified as pride in your nation and pride in your ethnic group.

Nationalism can be a unifying force because everyone in your country or ethnic group could be forced to work together to fight something none of you believe in, or it could be honoring your country. For example, when the national anthem plays at football game or anything, we honor our nation by putting our hands on our chests or taking our hats off.

Nationalism can be a disunifying force because in the 1800’s, people were too concerned with competing with other countries, that they didn’t try to unify as one continent. For example, if the countries of Europe worked together instead
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