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Political development in U.S. insular areas

Political development in U.S. insular areas

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Samoa -- Politics and government,
  • Guam -- Politics and government,
  • Puerto Rico -- Politics and government,
  • Northern Mariana Islands -- Politics and government,
  • Virgin Islands of the United States -- Politics and government,
  • Pacific Islands (Trust Territory) -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndorra Bruno, Garrine P. Laney
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 10, fr. 00552
    ContributionsLaney, Garrine P, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17121850M

    Editor’s note: This entry on “Political Development” by Carlos P. Taitano, distinguished statesman and former Guam Legislative Speaker, is a modified chapter from the book, Kinalamten Pulitikåt: Siñenten I CHamoru, Issues in Guam’s Political Development: The CHamoru Perspective, published by the Political Status Education Coordinating Commission, The U.S.–Puerto Rico relationship is a matter of debate. Some contend that the current political status of Puerto Rico, perhaps with enhancements, remains a viable option. Others argue that commonwealth status is or should be only a temporary fix to be resolved in favor of other solutions considered permanent, non-colonial, and non-territorial.

    EPA Publication Number K EPA Contract Number EP-W Appendix Tribal, U.S. Territories and Insular Areas Administrative and Financial Guidance for Assistance Agreements U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Updated September The U.S. has had territories since its beginning. According to federal law, the term "United States" (used in a geographical sense) means "the continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands". Since , the Northern Mariana Islands have also been considered part of the U.S. A executive order included American Samoa in the U.S. "geographical Currency: United States dollar.

    EPA Publication Number K EPA Contract Number EP-W TRIBAL, U.S. TERRITORIES AND INSULAR AREAS ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL GUIDANCE MANUAL FOR ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS "A Nation is a stable, historically developed community of people who share territory, economic life, distinctive culture, and language.". Richard R. John, "Governmental Institutions as Agents of Change: Rethinking American Political Development in the Early Republic, ," Studies in American Political Development (): and Spreading the News: The American Postal System from .


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ORGANIZATIONAL TERM DEFINITION insular areaA jurisdiction that is neither a part of one of the several States nor a Federal district. This is the current generic term to refer to any commonwealth, freely associated state, possession or territory or Territory and from Juntil October 1,the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

An insular area of the United States is U.S. territory that is not one of the 50 states and is not a Federal district. Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution grants to the United States Congress the responsibility of overseeing these territories.

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insular areas of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), face long-standing economic, fiscal, and financial accountability challenges.

GAO was requested to identify and report on the (1) economic challenges facing each government, including the effect of changing tax and trade laws on their. CDBG is authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act (HCDA) ofPublic Lawas amended; 42 U.S.C et seq.

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In this section, we describe the extent to which federal income tax laws are followed in the insular areas. The local constitutions or laws of insular areas often grant rights equivalent to rights granted by the U.S.

Constitution, not explicitlyFile Size: 9MB. An insular area is a United States territory that is neither a part of one of the 50 U.S. states nor the District of Columbia, the federal district of the U.S.

They are called "insular" from the Latin word insula ("island") because they were once administered by the War Department's Bureau of Insular Affairs, now the Office of Insular Affairs.

A pioneering venture, this book is the first major effort toward a valid comparison of the political systems of Asia, Africa, the Near East, and Latin America.

After establishing a theoretical framework based on a functional approach to comparative politics, the authors apply their scheme to Southeast Asia (Lucian W. Pye), South Asia (Myron Weiner), SubSaharan Africa (James S. Coleman), the. Puerto Rico has almost 4 million (4,) people. Its political system is based on a republican has two official languages: Spanish and currency used is the United States dollar.

Puerto Rico means "rich port" in Spanish. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico includes the largest, main island and a number of smaller islands, including Mona, Vieques, and Culebra. Residence in Puerto Rico and U.S. territories and possessions does not qualify as residence within the United States for these purposes.

[U.S. Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, U.S. Insular Areas and Their Political Development, by Andorra Bruno and Garrine P.

Laney, CRS Report GOV (Washington: Jun. 17, ), pp. 9, English: Insular areas and Dependent territories of the United States Insular areas of the United States.

An insular area is a United States territory that is neither a part of one of the fifty states nor a part of the District of Columbia, the nation's federal district. Because those insular areas that are inhabited are unincorporated territories, their native-born inhabitants are not.

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An insular area of the United States is a U.S. territory that is neither a part of one of the 50 states nor of a Federal district.

Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution grants to United States Congress the responsibility of overseeing these territories, of which there are currently 14—three in the Caribbean Sea and 11 in the Pacific Ocean. These territories are.

This program allows the Insular Areas (the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) to apply for two or more eligible State administered formula grant programs under one application, and to choose how to allocate funds among programs within the consolidated application.

The children of the U.S. insular areas represent a population which is generally overlooked in American child welfare.

This article suggests that the well-being of these children and child welfare in these islands are embedded in the ambiguities of political status which characterize federalterritorial by: 1.

An insular area of the United States is a U.S. territory that is neither a part of one of the 50 states nor of a Federal district.

Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution grants to United States Congress the responsibility of overseeing these territories, of which as of there are three in the Caribbean Sea and 11 in the Pacific Ocean.

U.S. insular possessions posed an immediate policy problem for the federal government. It introduced a new political classification into the federal hierarchy, the unincorporated territory. An unincorporated territory was a juridical expediency formulated by the U.S.

Supreme Court in decisions coming under the heading of the Insular Cases. Locations of the insular areas of the United States. An insular area of the United States is a U.S. territory that is neither a part of one of the 50 states nor of a Federal district. Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution grants to United States Congress the responsibility of overseeing these territories, [lower-alpha 1] of which as of [update] there 3.

Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Owing to high levels of poverty, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) rely heavily on need-based federal programs to provide basic services.

Two federal agencies publish measures. Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "U.S. insular areas face serious economic and fiscal challenges and rely on federal funding to support their governments and deliver critical services.

The Department of the Interior, through its Office of Insular Affairs (OIA), provides about $70 million in grants annually, including technical assistance.The U.S.

Insular Areas which include the Pacific and Caribbean Islands and Territories data are provided in zipped file by island group. The zipped file includes all the layers and supporting documentation related to each island group.

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