True or False Nationalism is the belief that a country should not involve itself in foreign affairs.

(A) True

(B) ** False, It is the belief that your country is the best.


Concept note-1: -It holds that each nation should govern itself, free from outside interference (self-determination), that a nation is a natural and ideal basis for a polity, and that the nation is the only rightful source of political power.

Concept note-2: -Nationalism is the idea that your nation, often identified by a shared ethnicity or set of values, is better than all other nations. Nationalism can be-and oftentimes is-expressed as aggression toward other nations. Nationalism is built around a shared language, religion, culture, or set of social values.

Concept note-3: -1. Devotion to one’s nation’s interests 2. Ethnic, Cultural, and or Physical Boundaries 3. Inspires Imperialism and or Colonialism Page 6 Discussion Point With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following question about devotion to one’s nation’s interests.

Concept note-4: -Nationalism means a feeling of pride and belongingness towards one’s nation. It is a feeling that unites people and drives them to fight for a common goal.