He had been a member of the Social Democratic Federation since 1883.
Confalonieri, who was in favor of an Italian federation composed lEngelsm of northern Italy under the house of Savoy, central bardy.
In 1889 an important step towards federation was taken by Sir Henry Parkes.
A lay ministry was now demanded, a constitution, and an Italian federation for war against Austria.
It is impossible to assign any precise date for the beginning of the Hanseatic League or to name any single factor which explains the origin of that loose but effective federation of North German towns.
The Italian Federation of Agrarian Unions has greatly contributed to agricultural progress.
Out of this grew the Free Church Federation, which secures a measure of co-operation between the Protestant Evangelical churches throughout England.
The Mexican chronicles, however, show instances of the king's son succeeding or of powerful chiefs being elected to the kingship. The term republic is sometimes used to describe the little state of Tlascala, but this was in fact a federation of four chiefs, with an assembly of nobles.
Under the Constitution of the 5th of February 1857, subsequently modified in many important particulars, the government of Mexico is described as a federation of free and sovereign states invested with representative and democratic institutions.
Act of Federation between Holland and Zeeland.
All kindred organizations in the states gradually became amalgamated with this national body, and the federation was completed in 1839 by the adhesion of the Philadelphia Society (which now changed its name to the Pennsylvania Bible Society).
He believes the United States to be a unified republic, a sovereign nation; and not a federation of independent states united only for mutual benefit and protection.
The chief concern of the Natal government was to remodel their native policy where it proved inadequate, especially in view of the growth of the movement for the federation of the South African colonies.
be seen by the elaborate balance of power maintained in the federation of Mexico, Tezcuco and Tlacopan, where each king was absolute in his own country, but in war or other public interests they acted jointly, with powers in something like the proportion in which they divided conquered lands and spoil, which was two-fifths each to Mexico and Tezcuco and one-fifth to Tlacopan.
When he swore to maintain the constitution, then in progress of construction, at the festival of the federation on the 14th of July 1790, he was at the height of his popularity.
He was at this time in favour of a strong Austrian empire, which should consist of a federation of the southern German and the Slav states, allowing of the retention of their individual rights.
The members accidentally discovered that the fear of it had a great influence over the lawless but superstitious blacks, and soon the club expanded into a great federation of regulators, absorbing numerous local bodies that had been formed in the absence of civil law and partaking of the nature of the old English neighbourhood police and the ante-bellum slave patrol.
- After the revolution in Russia, Western (or Russian) Turkestan became a member of the Federation of Soviet Republics.
Since federation no chartered bank has been compelled to liquidate without paying its note-holders in full.
In 1864 he divided Venezuela into twenty states and formed them into a Federal republic. The twenty parties whose struggles had caused so much strife and bloodshed were the Unionists, who desired a centralized government, and the Federalists, who preferred a federation of semiautonomous provinces.
The volksraad at Winburg during this period continued to claim jurisdiction over the Boers living between the Orange and the Vaal and was in federation with the volksraad at Potchefstroom, which made a similar claim upon the Great Boers living north of the Vaal.
There are four kinds of savings banks in Canada: - (1) the post-office savings banks; (2) the government savings banks of the Maritime provinces taken over at federation and being gradually merged with the former; (3) two special savings banks in the cities of Montreal and Quebec; (4) the savings bank departments of the chartered banks.
Though he had thrown the weight of his influence against Lord Carnarvon's federation scheme Brand disapproved racial rivalries.
In 1877 he went to Paris, where he helped to start the socialist movement, returning to Switzerland in 1878, where he edited for the Jura Federation a revolutionary newspaper, Le Revolte, subsequently also publishing various revolutionary pamphlets.
On the fall of the Brown-Dorion administration in 1858 he was called on to form a ministry, but declined the task, and became finance minister under Sir John Macdonald and Sir George Cartier on condition that the federation of the British North American provinces should become a part of their programme.
The question of federation was not lost sight of by the framers of the original constitution which was bestowed upon New South Wales.
He was a lifelong advocate of international peace, and made a remarkable declaration as to the Christian standard of national action when the Free Church Federation met at Leeds during the South African War in 1900.
But at the close of 1906 the Cape ministry formally reopened the question of federation, and at a railway conference held in Pretoria in May 1908 the Natal delegates agreed to a motion affirming the desirability of the early union of the self-governing colonies.
He had gone to Pretoria hoping that the Transvaal volksraad would accept Carnarvon's federation scheme; but the federation proposals were rejected by the raad.
Alone the Pan-Polish party reverted irreconcilably to the historic solution of union or federation with Poland.
The socialism of this body was not, however, advanced enough for his views, and after studying the programme of the, more violent Jura Federation at Neuchatel and spending some time in the company of the leading members, he definitely adopted the creed of anarchism and, on returning to Russia, took an active part in spreading the nihilist propaganda.
During the first six years of federation there were five ministries; the tenure of office under the threeyearly system was naturally uncertain, and this uncertainty was reflected in the proposals of whatever ministry was in office.
To his diplomacy was due the coalition in 1864 between Macdonald, Brown and Cartier, which carried the federation of the British North American provinces, and throughout the three years of negotiation which followed his was one of the chief influences.
He was a member of all the bodies formed to promote the Federation of Australia as well as of the delegation which proceeded to London with the Australian Commonwealth bill in 1 9 o° and, as Attorney-General, he was included in Sir Edmund Barton's first Federal " Cabinet of the Captains " (1901-3), succeeding him as Premier of Australia.
Mr Chamberlain when in South Africa in 1903 had also put forward federation as the desired goal.
In 1892 he became definitely associated in the public mind with a movement for free church federation which grew out of a series of meetings held to discuss the question of home reunion.
"Febronius," indeed, was in favour of a frank recognition of this national basis of ecclesiastical organization, and saw in Episcopacy the best means of reuniting the dissidents to the Catholic Church, which was to consist, as it were, of a free federation of episcopal churches under the presidency of the bishop of Rome.
The Peasants' party combined with the Popular Socialist party, while the "Workers' Federation" and the "Yeomen's Union" (these being but the small landowners) formed part of the Christian Socialist governing bloc. Legally recognized parties which were not represented in the Seim were: (a) the Progressive party (Pajanga); (b) the Liberal party (known as the Santara Union); (c) " Landlords' Association" (which comprised only large landed proprietors).
i The whole structure of Hebrew society at the time of the conquest was almost precisely that of a federation of Arab tribes, and thereligious ordinances are scarcely distinguishable from those of Arabia, save only that the great deliverance of the Exodus and the period when Moses, sitting in judgment at the sanctuary of Kadesh, had for a whole generation impressed the sovereignty of Jehovah on all the tribes, had created an idea of unity between the scattered settlements in Canaan such as the Arabs before Mahomet never had.
Federation at no time actually dropped out of sight, but it was not until thirtyfive years later that any practical steps were taken towards its accomplishment.
In the expected war with Poland, which followed quickly, the Russians were so successful that the arrangement was upheld; but it was soon found that the Cossacks, though they professed unbounded devotion to the Orthodox tsar, disliked Muscovite, quite as much as Polish, interference in their internal affairs, and some of their leaders were in favour of substituting federation with Poland for annexation by Russia.
His books on Colonial Defence and Colonial Opinions (1873), The Defence of Great and Greater Britain (1879),(1879), Naval Intelligence and the Protection of Commerce (1881), The Use and the Application of Marine Forces (1883), Imperial Federation: Naval and Military (1887), followed later by other similar works, made him well known among the rising school of Imperialists, and he was returned to parliament (1886-1892) as Conservative member for Bow, and afterwards (1895-1906) for Great Yarmouth.
In 1870 was founded the United Synagogue, which is a metropolitan organization, and the same remark applies to the more recent Federation of Synagogues.
Before coming, however, to the history of federation, and the evolution of the Labour party, we must refer briefly to some other questions which have been of general interest very soon after the gold discoveries, the European miners objecting strongly to the presence of these aliens upon the diggings.
a description of the state governments, one feature must be noticed which is common both to the states and to the Federation, and gives to the governmental system of both a peculiar character, different from that of the government of Great Britain.
He wrote letters to the cities of Italy, asking them to send representatives to an assembly which would meet on the 1st of August, when the formation of a great federation under the headship of Rome would be considered.
Although the bill drawn up by the convention of 1891 was not received by the people with any show of interest, the federation movement did not die out; on the contrary, it had many enthusiastic advocates, especially in the colony of Victoria.
Western Australia did not put it to the vote, as the Enabling Act of that colony only provided for joining a federation of which New South Wales should form a part.
He was the author of a number of works, of which the most notable besides Ocean to Ocean are, Advantages of Imperial Federation (1889), Our National Objects and Aims (1890), Religions of the World in Relation to Christianity (1894) and volumes of sermons and lectures.
At the same time, the change which had now come over Italian politics, the desire on all sides for a settlement, and the growing conviction that a federation was necessary, proved advantageous to the popes as sovereigns.
Apprehending the importance of Italian federation, Lorenzo, by his personal tact and prudent leadership of the republic, secured peace and a common intelligence between the five powers.
His political ideal was a federation of all the Italian states under the presidency of the pope, on a basis of Catholicism, but without a constitution.
In 1894 an unofficial convention was held at Corowa, at which the cause of federation was strenuously advocated, but it was not until 1895 that the movement obtained new life, by reason of the proposals adopted at a meeting of premiers convened by Mr G.
New South Wales having decided in favour of federation, the way was clear for a decision on the part of Western Australia.
During this period he advocated imperial federation.
CS: The World Federation of the Deaf states 90 percent of deaf people in developing countries have no education at all.
But Roddenberry's Star Trek gave us the United Federation of Planets, a meta-government that spanned human space.
When the Cardassian military occupation ended, the United Federation of Planets stepped in.
The Federation, Cardassia, the Klingons, Romulans and all races in the alpha quadrant must learn to reconcile their differences and make peace to unite against a common (and deadly) enemy.
The Federation starship Voyager with Captain Katherine Janeway (Kathryn Mulgrew) in command enters an area of space known as the Badlands.
They are searching for a ship of Maquis rebels that disappeared with a Federation spy on board.
The United Federation of Planets has not yet been formed.
The plot, such as it is, involves Jedi Knights Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi injecting themselves into the trade dispute between the planet Naboo and the powerful Trade Federation.
It follows the journey of Genly Ai, a diplomat from what can be presumed to be the 'earth' part of the galaxy as he attempts to persuade Gethen, a much colder planet than ours, to join the galactic federation.
He is mentioned in the Reeves-Stevens novel "Federation" as becoming an admiral after commanding two other starships.
In this edition, you are able to play the Federation, Klingons or Romulans.
You get to choose to be aligned with the Federation, Klingons or Romulans.
When the occupation ended and the Federation took control, he wanted to leave.
The Constable was the chief of security aboard the station during both the Cardassian occupation and Federation control.
He remained fiercely loyal to the Bajoran and Federation people he served with on Deep Space Nine.
Some 30 years later the Federation transported a group of refugees to Earth.
Over time her disposition softened and she became a strong supporter of Bajor joining the Federation.
Admiral Archer (Scott Bakula) was an important architect of the Federation.
Besides the Federation ships, you will also find ships for other races.
If all of this talk about Star Trek sounds and how they can bring the universe of the Federation of Planets, the Klingon Empire, and the Vulcan home world to life have given you a new appreciation for sound effects, great.
Ships" button, the left side changes to all the different classes of Federation ships.
Includes Federation and Alien starships.
You don't have to attend a convention to show your respect for the Federation, although you're certainly welcome to do so, just try a tribble purr or some other alien critter speak.
And after the Enterprise was destroyed and Deep Space Nine came under Federation rule, Michael Dorn who played the Klingon, Worf, became a part of the regular cast carrying his character over with popular success.
Schematics are not limited to just Federation star ships such as the Enterprise, but also to the ships of the other races.
The United Federation of Planets is the political, diplomatic and scientific body that supports Starfleet.
Beyond the Federation, Klingons and Romulans are multiple other races, each with a distinct flavor and style to their vessels.
T'Pol's experiences, including her liaisons with Chief Engineer Tucker, allowed deeper insight into the changes the Vulcans underwent due to their relationship with the humans and the formation of the Federation of Planets.
Kirk and his crew upon the first ship class of the Federation Starship Enterprise.
In addition to Federation Starships, many fans also seek out blueprints of additional Star Trek ships of other alien races as well, including the Borg, Cardassian, Kazon, Klingon, Romulans, Vulcans and more.
The database includes Federation ships, Klingon ships, Romulan ships and "Other" vessels.
From the Federation ships, which there are over 100 different types, to the Romulans and Vulcans, you can see how the humans and aliens differ over weapon placement, hull structure and engine types.
Deep Space Nine was the first Star Trek series to take place on a deep space federation outpost rather than a starship.
Exploring the universe surrounding the Federation's roots begins the Star Trek Enterprise recap.
By the series fourth and final season, Archer was instrumental in the founding of a Federation of Planets, a formalized alliance between the Andorians, the Vulcans, the Tellarites and the humans of Earth.
Today all scouting organizations exist under the umbrella of the Federation of Italian Scouting (FIS).
They sell Fire Dress uniforms and Class A uniforms for the Federation of Fire Chaplains.
In 1999, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball changed the uniform regulations for beach volleyball athletes to swim attire.
Although the Star Trek Enterprise recap ended with the fourth season tying up loose ends such as the founding of the Federation, it did establish Jonathon Archer as a pivotal figure in Star Trek history.
Given that the mission of the Enterprise was and other Federation Starships was one of space exploration and peace, whenever violence took place it was a very dramatic and troubling experience for any member of the crew that was involved.
In The Next Generation, alien races became crew members of the Federation.
The stadtholder summoned a meeting of the states of Holland and Zeeland to Delft, and on the 25th of April an act of federation between the two provinces was executed.
In this year the short-lived federation of the five powers was shaken, and Italy was once more drawn into the vortex of Europe~n affairs.
Like Gioberti he advocated a federation of Italian states, but he declared that before this could be achieved Austria must be expelled from Italy and compensation found for her in the Near East by making her a Danubian powera curious forecast that Italys liberation would begin with an eastern war.
There were now three main political tendencies, viz, the union of north Italy under Charles Albert and an alliance with the pope and Naples, a federation of the different states under their present rulers, and a united republic of all Italy.
At the federation festival of the 14th of July 1790 (the "Feast of Pikes") he officiated at the altar reared in the middle of the Champ de Mars.
This Committee consists of 75 members, sending representatives to Moscow to the meetings of the Central Committee of the All-Russian Federation of Soviet Republics, but the Turkestan Republic showed itself very little inclined to accept the control which the Central Committee at Moscow endeavoured to maintain.
In its charities Cleveland has carried far the principle of coOperation, seeking to obviate through a welfare federation the waste in soliciting contributions.
The prestige of the country was practically gone, not only with the world outside, but, what was of still more moment, with her neighbour the Free State, which felt that a federation with the Transvaal, which the Free State once had sought but which it now forswore, was an evil avoided and not an advantage lost.
Dean's arm felt as if he'd taken on half the World Wrestling Federation.
On all sides it was felt that the Italian alliance must be tightened; and one of the last, best acts of Nicholas V.s pontificate was the appeal in 1453 to the five great powers in federation.
After the peace of Tilsit the Grand Army was gradually withdrawn behind the Rhine, leaving only three commands, totalling 63,000 men, under Davout in Prussia, Oudinot in west central Germany, and Lefebvre in Bavaria, to assist the princes of the Confederation of the Rhine in the maintenance of order and the enforcement of the French law of conscription, which was rigorously insisted on in all the States comprised in this new federation.
In Johannes 1 Jameson, speaking at Durban on the 9th of August 1910, declared that the raid was not racial in the sense usually understood, but an effort towards federation.
the inclusion of the Transvaal in the South Africa customs union), had endeavoured to pave the way for federation.
Texas was joined to Coahuila in 1827 to form a state of the Mexican federation.
17 the Austrian Emperor Charles issued a manifesto offering the various nationalities of his empire a measure of autonomy on the basis of an Austrian federation.
In 1874 he was arrested and imprisoned, but escaped in 1876 and went to England, removing after a short stay to Switzerland, where he joined the Jura Federation.
- March 1853) Santa Anna was recalled (by a vote of the majority of the states under the Plan of Arroyozarco, on the 4th of February 1853, the result Santa Anna of a pronunciamiento), and made dictator in the in Power, interests of federation.
The greater part of the debt arises from the assumption of the debts of the provinces as they entered federation, expenditure on canals and assistance given to railways.
It does not include the debts incurred by certain provinces since federation, a matter which concerns themselves alone.
Where necessary obstacles are surmounted by canals, on which over £ 22,000,000 have been spent, chiefly since federation.
These percentages have gradually risen ever since federation, especially in the province of Quebec, which was long in a backward state.
Judges are appointed for life by the Dominion parliament, and cannot be removed save by impeachment before that body, an elaborate process never attempted since federation, though more than once threatened.
Canada suggested a wider plan to include herself and, in October 1864, a conference was held at Quebec. The conference outlined a plan of federation which subsequently, with slight modifications, passed the imperial parliament as " The British North America Act," and on the ist of July 1867, the Dominion of Canada came into existence.
It was born during the era of the American Civil War, and was planned to correct defects which time had revealed in the American federation.
W.) When federation was accomplished in 1867 the Dominion of Canada comprised only the four provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
Immediately after the completion of federation a serious agitation for repeal of the union arose in Nova Scotia, which had been brought into the federal system by a vote of the existing legislature, without any direct preliminary appeal to the people.
Out of 19 members then elected 18 were pledged to repeal, Dr Tupper, the minister responsible for carrying the Act of Union, alone among the supporters of federation securing a seat.
The construction of the Inter-Colonial railway as a connecting link between the provinces on the seaboard and those along the St Lawrence and the Great Lakes was a part of the federation compact, a clause of the British Coionia1 North America Act providing that it should be begun railway.
Anticipating the order of chronology slightly, it may be mentioned here that in 1873 Prince Edward Island (q.v.), which had in 1865 decisively rejected proposals of the Quebec conference and had in the following year repeated its rejection of federation by a resolution of the legislature affirming that no terms Canada could offer would be acceptable, now decided to throw in its lot with the Dominion.
A signal proof was soon furnished of the new standing in the empire which federation had given to the Canadian provinces.
While the federation of the provinces favoured the growth of a strong sentiment of Canadian individuality, the result of unification had been to strengthen decidedly the ties that bind the country to the empire.
The following governorsgeneral have represented the crown since the federation of the provinces, with the year of their appointment: Viscount Monck, 1867; Sir John Young (afterwards Baron Lisgar), 1868; the earl of Dufferin, 1872; the marquess of Lorne (afterwards duke of Argyll), 1878; the marquess of Lansdowne, 1883; Lord Stanley of Preston (afterwards earl of Derby), 1888; the earl of Aberdeen, 1893; the earl of Minto, 1898; Earl Grey, 1904.
The creation of a supreme court engaged the attention of Sir John Macdonald in the early years after federation, but was only finally accomplished in 1876, during the premiership of Alexander Mackenzie.
In 1865 he opposed the federation of the British American provinces, and, in his anger at the refusal of the British government to repeal such portions of the British North America Act as referred to Nova Scotia, made a speech which won for him the name of Haul-down-the-flag Jones.
He was one of the earliest advocates of a federation of the British colonies in North America, and in 1864, to accomplish this end, entered into a coalition with his bitter personal and political opponent, Mr (afterwards Sir) John A.
Largely owing to Brown's efforts, Federation was carried through the House; but on the 21st of December 1865 he resigned from the Coalition government, though continuing to support its Federation policy, and in 1867 he was defeated in South Ontario and never again sat in the House.
He was at his best in his generous protests against all privileges, social, political and religious, and in the self-sacrificing patriotism which enabled him to fling aside his personal prejudices, and so to make Federation possible.
Yet it had elements of federation within the bonds of its hierarchy.
(France), which some historians regard merely as the fantastic idea of a visionary, was probably a scheme of his great minister Sully to avert by a federation the conflict which he probably foresaw would break out sooner or later between Catholic and Protestant Europe, and which, in fact, broke out some fifteen years later in the Thirty Years' War.
In the same way the federation of Swiss cantons, of the states of the North American Union and of the present German Empire have served as means of reducing the number of possible parties to war, and consequently that of its possible occasions.
For a short time it became the capital of a self-governing federation of the Hephtanesos (" Seven Islands "); in 1807 its faction-ridden government was again replaced by a French administration, and in 1809 it was vainly besieged by a British fleet.
But the outlying cities successfully resisted this policy, and only allowed the formation of a loose federation which in early times seems to have possessed a merely religious character.
To many minds the papacy thus came to represent a unifying principle, as opposed to the disruptive tendencies of Liberalism and Nationalism, and the papal monarchy came to be surrounded with a new halo, as in some sort realizing that ideal of a " federation of the world " after which the age was dimly feeling.
13); Berytus, which had no king of its own, probably formed with Byblus a single kingdom; while Tripolis consisted of a federation of three cities separated by a stadium from each other, and provided a meeting-place for the federal council, which was chiefly occupied in dealings with the Persian government (Diod.
But federation on a larger scale was never possible in Phoenicia, for the reason that no sense of political unity existed to bind the different states together.
Mott succeeded in forming students' associations in universities and colleges in several European countries, as well as in Turkey in Asia, Syria, India, Ceylon, China, Japan and Australia; and all these associations, over 150 in number, are now linked together in a great International Student Federation.
In April 1907 the Conference of the World's Student Christian Federation (700 students from 25 different countries) met in Tokyo, and received a notable welcome from the national leaders in administration, education and religion.
He saw clearly the inherent defects of the existing federation, and he wished to remedy a system which was so complicated as to be at times almost unworkable.
Three hundred and twenty delegates met and drew up an Act of Federation and a programme of The conditions were far less favourable to Belgium of g than had been hoped, and it was not without much heart-burning and considerable opposition, that the senate and chamber of deputies gave their assent to them.
Each state, however small, maintains its own contingent, subject to its own prince, who has the right and the obligation of administering it according to the provisions of the treaty by which he entered the federation.
In the discussions from which sprang the federation of 1867, Ontario was the one province strongly in favour of the union, which was only rendered possible by the coalition of her rival leaders, J.
Since Federation Upper Canada has been known as the province of Ontario.
He spoke of imperial federation as a "dream and an absurdity."
Of these, the federation of the Empire was the first, and he would only contemplate Irish Home Rule as part of a Federal scheme.
Colonel Denison was one of the founders of the "Canada First" party, which did much to shape the national aspirations from 1870 to 1878, and was a consistent supporter of imperial federation and of preferential trade between Great Britain and her colonies.
This utterance led to an idea that he was inclined to consider favourably the proposal for a preferential tariff, his earlier enthusiasm for Imperial Federation making his support an interesting political possibility.
For ten or twelve years this movement had been gaining ground in England, and the Social Democratic Federation was formed in 1881.
In March 1883 he gave an address at Manchester on "Art, Wealth and Riches"; in May he was elected upon the executive of the federation.
Nevertheless, the federation began to weaken.
In the early part of 1830 a separation was effected from the Colombian federation, and the country was proclaimed an independent republic. General Juan Jose Flores was the first president, and in spite of many difficulties, both domestic and foreign, he managed to maintain a powerful position in the state for about 15 years.
Pretorius in his attempt to abolish the district governments in the Transvaal and to overthrow the Orange Free State government and compel a federation between the two countries.
He organized the Maritime unions, became general secretary of the Wharf Labourers' Union and of the Waterside Workers' Federation, and president of the Carters' Union, and was reelected to the Legislature at each successive election until he resigned upon his election for W.
Apart from politics he took a deep and active interest in the problems of capital and labour, was one of the organizers (1901) and the first president of the National Civic Federation, whose purpose was to solve social and industrial problems, and in December 1901 became chairman of a permanent board of conciliation and arbitration established by the Federation.
About this time, during the interregnum, a federation of more than a hundred towns was formed, beginning on the Rhine, but spreading as far as Bremen in the north, Zurich in the south, and Regensburg in the east, with the object of helping to preserve the peace.
In the most perfect form of federation the states agree to delegate to a supreme federal government certain powers or functions inherent in themselves in their sovereign or separate capacity, and the federal government, in turn, in the exercise of those specific powers acts directly, not only on the communities making up the federation, but on each individual citizen.
So far as concerns the residue of powers unallotted to the central or federal authority, the separate states retain unimpaired their individual sovereignty, and the citizens of a federation consequently owe a double allegiance, one to the state, and the other to the federal government.
The word "confederation," as distinct from "federation" has been sometimes, though not universally, used to distinguish from such a federal state (Bundesstaat) a mere union of states (Staatenbund) for mutual aid, and the promotion of interests common to all (see Confederation).
The obvious importance, especially to scattered villages or tribes, of systematic joint action in the face of a common danger makes it reasonable to infer that federation in its elementary forms was a widespread device.
Thus the Spartan hegemony in the Peloponnese was not really a federation except in the broadest sense.
On the other hand, it is likely that these unions lacked the characteristic of federation in that the units could hardly be described as having any sovereign power: at the most they had some municipal autonomy as in the case of the Cleisthenic demes.
8 a characteristic elements of federation, namely that they were free sovereign states combining for a particular purpose with an elaborate system of representation (see Amphictyony).
On the other hand the golden mean between an easily dissoluble relationship, more like an alliance than a federation, and a national system resulting from synoecism was practically never attained in early Greek history.
The local feudal nobles, however, seem to have put an end to this government by council, and a dictator (tagus) was appointed, with authority over the whole military force of the federation.
Three such officers, Lycophron, Jason and Alexander, all of Pherae, endeavoured vainly to administer the collective affairs of the federation, the last by means of a revived republican council.
The form and the history of the Boeotian federation are treated fully under Boeotia (q.v.).
The federation of Acarnania is of peculiar interest as being formed by scattered villages or tribes, without settled, still less fortified, habitation.
Late in the same century towns began to form, without, however, disturbing the federation, which existed as late as the 2nd century B.C., governed by a representative council (fovX&), and a common assembly at which any citizen might be present.
The foundation of the Olynthian federation was due to the need of protection against the northern invaders (see Olynthus).
The 4th century Arcadian league, which was no doubt a revival of an older federation, was the result of the struggle for supremacy between Thebes and Sparta.
Of the Lycian federation, its origin and duration, practically nothing is known.
The federation was a remarkable example of a typical Hellenic development among a non-Hellenic people.
A federation was then organized with the king of Prussia as president, under the hereditary title of German emperor.
This body has power to legislate for the whole empire in reference to all matters connected with the army, navy, postal service, customs, coinage, &c., all political laws affecting citizens, and all general questions of commerce, navigation, passports, &c. The emperor represents the federation in all international relations, with the chancellor as first minister of the empire, and has power, with consent of the Bundesrath, to declare war in name of the empire.
The remarkable federation of the Dominion of Canada which was thus originated presented the unique feature of a federal union of provinces practically exercising sovereign rights in relation to all local self-government, and sustaining a constitutional autonomy, while cherishing the colonial relationship to Great Britain.
In 1867, having been elected a member of the constituent assembly of the North German Federation, he again occupied the presidential chair, as he did also in the first regular Diet and the Zoll-parliament which succeeded it.
Modern nationalities, defined as separate factors in a common system, were ready to co-operate upon the basis of European federation.
These qualities she owed to her material prosperity, to her freedom from feudalism, to her secularized church, her commercial nobility, her political independence in a federation of small states.
Instead of empire and church, the sun and moon of the medieval system, a federation of peoples, separate in type and divergent in interests, yet bound together by common tendencies, common culture and common efforts, came into existence.
The foreign policy of Chile, as indicated by this note, was considered by Argentina to be grasping and unconciliatory, and there were rumours of an anti-Chilean South American federation.
In federal governments such as the United States, the German empire, or the Argentine republic, the budgets of the several states of the federation have to be consulted, as well as the federal budgets, for a knowledge of the finances.
The difference arises from the fact that the Commonwealth is a federation of states; whereas the Union of South Africa is but one state with but one Supreme Court.
He sought to remedy the mistake which had been made, and in 1858 he submitted a scheme of federation between the various South African states.
He held that the federation of that state with Cape Colony was preferable to its union or federation with the Transvaal, and it was with considerable satisfaction that he learned that on the 7th of December of the same year (1858) the Volksraad of the Free State had passed a resolution in favour of " a union or alliance with the Cape Colony " and sought to ascertain the views of the Cape legislature on the subject.
Had they been supported it is highly probable that federation would have been effected.
The new colonial secretary, the duke of Newcastle, reinstated him, but with instructions not again to raise the federation issue.
The first project for reunion thus came to naught, but from that time forward it was recognized in South Africa that federation would afford the best solution of most of the difficulties that beset the country.
A great change federation in public sentiment towards the colonies generally Scheme.
Lord Carnarvon (the 4th earl), when under-secretary for the colonies in 1858-1859, had regarded Grey's federation proposal with disfavour, but later, as secretary of state, he had introduced the bill for the federation of the Canadian provinces.
Yet in the condition of the Transvaal Lord Carnarvon found another argument in favour of federation.
These views coincided with those of Lord Carnarvon, who looked to federation as a means of relieving the Imperial government of some of the heavy responsibilities pressing upon it in South Africa, and he asked Froude to return to the Cape to take part in a conference in South Africa on the federation scheme.
A motion was carried in the Cape parliament affirming that any movement for federation should originate in South Africa and not in England.
Froude on his arrival was much chagrined at the attitude taken by the Cape parliament, and conducted an oratorical campaign throughout the country in favour of federation.
and the conference was abortive, President Brand having no permission from his state to consider federation.
In view of the troubles in the Transvaal, and in furtherance of Carnarvon's federation scheme, Shepstone was, on the 5th of October following, given a dormant commission to annex the republic " if it was desired by the inhabitants and in his judgment necessary."
This conflict lasted until May 1878, and largely absorbed the energies of Sir Bartle Frere.3 In the meantime a scheme of unification, as opposed to federation, put forward by the Molteno ministry - a scheme which in its essence anticipated the form of government established in 1910 - had met with no support from Frere or the home ministry.
In January 1878 Lord Carnarvon resigned, and the driving force of the federation scheme thus disappeared.
Rhodes was also a firm believer in the federation of the South African states and colonies, and he sought to promote this end by the development of inter-state and inter-colonial railway systems, and the establishment of common customs, tariffs, and inter-colonial free trade under a customs union?
z For Rhodes's scheme of commercial federation see further Cape Colony: History.
With the elimination of the republics one great obstacle to federation was removed; while the establishment of self-government in the new colonies, promised (after a probationary period of " representative institutions") in No.
By the middle of 1 9 04 the high commissioner and Mr Alfred Lyttelton, who had become secretary for the colonies, agreed that the work of reconstruction had so far progressed that steps ' This action was on the lines of the commercial federation scheme of Cecil Rhodes, who had died in March 1902.
Moreover, the cabinet looked forward, without forcing it in any way, to the federation of South Africa.
In these circumstances Dr Jameson, as premier of Cape Colony, took the first overt step to reopening the question of federation.
Federation was supposed to afford protection to the smaller communities--Natal and the Orange River Colony - and in Natal there was much anxiety lest its interests should be overborne.
About 288 Antigonus Gonatas dissolved the league, which had furnished a useful base for pretenders against Cassander's regency; but by 280 four towns combined again, and before long the ten surviving cities of Achaea had renewed their federation.
Haywood, secretary of the Western Federation of Miners, who was charged with conspiracy in connexion with the murder, attracted national attention; it resulted in Haywood's acquittal.
He was subsequently one of the pioneer organizers of the General Federation of Trades, National Transport Workers' Federation, National Federation of General Workers, International Transport Federation, and the Labour party.
At the present day, then, the Orthodox Eastern Church consists of twelve mutually independent churches (or thirteen if we reckon the Bulgarian Church), using their own language in divine service (or some ancient form of it, as in Russia) and varying not a little in points of detail, but standing in full communion with one another, and united as equals in what has been described as one great ecclesiastical federation.
Bills were passed in 1909 by the legislative assembly of New South Wales and by the federal parliament, transferring this territory to the federation.
In 1889 the premier, Sir Henry Parkes, gave in his adhesion to the movement for Australasian federation, and New South Wales was represented at the first conference held at Melbourne in the beginning of 1890.
Federation was not so popular in New South Wales as in the neighbouring colonies, and no progress was made between 1891 and 1894, although Sir Henry Parkes, who was at that time in opposition, brought the question before the legislature.
In 1896 a conference of Australian premiers was held at Sydney to consider the question of federation.
But his hand was to a great extent forced by a People's Federation Convention held at Bathurst, and in the early portion of 1897 delegates from New South Wales met those from all the other colonies, except Queensland, at Adelaide, and drafted the constitution, which with some few modifications eventually became law.
The visit of the Australian premiers to England on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee gave an additional impetus to federation, and in September 1897 the convention reassembled in Sydney and discussed the modifications in the constitution which had been suggested in the local parliaments.
The general election returned a majority pledged to federation, and after some opposition to the federal Bill by the legislative council it was again referred to the electors of the colony and agreed to by them, 107,420 votes being recorded in its favour, and 82,741 against it.
The distinction between Confederation and Federation (see Federal Government), synonymous in their origin, has been developed in the political terminology of the United States.
Up to 1789 these were a Confederation; then the word Federation, or Federal Republic, was introduced as implying closer union.
the German Staatenbund); Federation implies a union of states in which the stress is laid on the supremacy of the common government (Ger.
The Ugrians were forced farther west by the Turkish tribe of the Petchenegs in the 10th century, and these were succeeded in the 11th century by the Kumans (Comani) or Polovtsians, a kindred Turkish stock or federation.
FREE CHURCH FEDERATION, a voluntary association of British Nonconformist churches for co-operation in religious, social and civil work.
The act of federation between Holland and Zeeland brought about by the influence of William was the germ of the larger union of Utrecht Union of Utrecht.
Conn O'Neill was a relative of Gerald Fitzgerald, and this event accordingly led to the formation of the Geraldine League, a federation which combined the O'Neills, the O'Donnells, the O'Briens of Thomond, and other powerful clans; the primary object of which was to restore Gerald to the earldom of Kildare, but which afterwards aimed at the complete overthrow of English rule in Ireland.
He was a keen supporter of Federation and in 1900 led the delegation sent to London with the Australian Commonwealth bill.
An unsuccessful attempt was also made to restore the union between the three republics of the former federation.
In the debates on federation he opposed the measure, but on its passage was in 1867 entrusted by the Conservatives with the task of organizing the provincial government of Ontario.
It was then that he first became a prominent advocate of imperial federation.
In 1858 the scheme of Sir George Grey for the federation of the various colonies and states of South Africa had been rejected, as.
In 1874 the 4th earl of Carnarvon, secretary of state for the colonies, who had been successful in aiding to bring about the federation of Canada, turned his attention to a similar scheme for the confederation of South Africa.
A Customs Union Bill was passed, and this in itself constituted a considerable development of the idea of federation.
Whilst premier of Cape Colony, by means of the customs union and in every other way, Rhodes endeavoured to bring about a friendly measure of at least commercial federation among the states and colonies of South Africa.
In 1898 commercial federation in South Africa advanced another stage, Natal entering the customs union.
The privileged position of the Cape native was seen to be an obstacle to the federation of South Africa.
The spirit of association; however, tends more and more to prevail over its opponent, extending from the family to the city, from the city to the nation, and from the nation to the federation.
From 1881 to 1900 he was vice-chancellor of the university of Toronto, and was largely responsible for the success of the movement leading to the federation between that body and the Victoria University (Methodist).
At the suggestion of the municipality of Paris the Assembly decreed a general federation of all France, to be held on the anniversary of the fall of the Bastille.
After the festival of the federation the soldiers were drawn into the political clubs, and named regimental committees to defend their interests.
In 1881 he founded the Social Democratic Federation in Great Britain and for many years was its chairman.
The more special objects of the association are the following: the development of the Churches on the basis of a representative parochial and synodal system of government in which the laity shall enjoy their full rights; the promotion of a federation of all the Churches in one national Church; resistance to all hierarchical tendencies both within and without the Protestant Churches; the promotion of Christian.
Here he reformed the system of colonial defence, refusing to keep troops in the colonies during time of peace unless their expense was defrayed by the colonists; he also laid the foundation of federation in Canada and, rightly or wrongly, censured Sir George Grey's conduct in New Zealand.
Cecil Rhodes, hoping to help imperial federation, gave Parnell 10,000 for the cause.
On the other hand, the need for political and social order involved the necessity for a disciplined and homogeneous religious body; the exercise of power, moreover, soon transformed the democratic Christianity of the earlier churches into a federation of little conservative monarchies.
France in the 12th century was merely a federation of separate states, jealously independent, which the king had to negotiate with rather than rule; while his own possessions, shorn of the rich heritage of Aquitaine, were, so to speak, swamped by those of the English king.
Louis, indeed, accepted the constitution and attended the great Feast of Federation (July 14, 1790), when representatives from all the new departments assembled in the Champ de Mars to ratify the work of the Assembly; but the king either could not or would not say the expected word that would have dissipated mistrust.
He renounced a federation in which his brothers were not sufficiently docile; he gradually withdrew power from them; he concentrated all his affection and ambition on the son who was the guarantee of the continuance of his dynasty.
There was a division of opinion between the moderates, who favoured a constitutional Tuscany under Leopold, but forming part of an Italian federation, and the popular party, who aimed at the expulsion of the house of Lorraine and the unity of Italy under Victor Emmanuel.
He had looked at the empire from the colonial point of view, in a way only possible in a colonial atmosphere; and at home some of his colleagues had gone a long way, behind the scenes, to destroy one of the very factors on which the question of a practical scheme for imperial commercial federation seemed to hinge.
The government thus established was not the product of a federation of townships, as has often been stated; indeed, the townships had been governed during the first year by commissioners deriving authority from Massachusetts, and the first general court was probably convened by them.
The Federation Council, the upper House of the Russian Parliament, is expected to ratify the accord in the near future.
Next to speak was Malcolm Clarke, who is the Co-Chair of the newly amalgamated Football Supporters Federation.
Although more needed to be done in the Russian Federation, which possessed the largest arsenal, it was now moving ahead.
We take great care with our boat handover and lock instruction, which are quality assured by the British Marine Federation.
autonomous republic within the Federation of Russia, Kabardino-Balkaria is sited in the Northern Caucasus.
Such a federation should bring together the states of a European avant-garde.
There is no way that the Federation will strike a bargain with this race of parasites.
Three or four times a year the FWWCP publishes the Federation Magazine which includes the broadsheet.
The program is administered by the National Milk Producers Federation, a membership organization for dairy cooperatives.
By this time the Welsh Hang Gliding Federation had become largely dormant.
Val Pagan Federation of many groups of many different pathways, including some druids, and not all pagans belong.
elected vice-president of the Latin American Federation of Semiotics.
evade Greek track and field federation cleared them in March 2005 of deliberately evading the tests, saying they had not been properly notified.
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Full details on how to join the federation will be made available nearer the time.
While Barzani wants to establish a federation based along ethnic lines, Talabani prefers one formed according to regional borders.
However, they resurfaced once the Yugoslav federation began to unravel, from 1990 onwards.
The weakest point in favor of the loose federation at the constitutional ' negotiation ' was therefore economic.
They can build a socialist republic as a step toward a socialist federation of the Middle East.
He was back in the UK in December, lecturing again on the theme of imperial federation.
Tel: 020 7226 5375 www.cdf.org.uk Community Matters Community Matters is the nationwide federation for community groups.
We are fully aware of the application by the Russian federation of a revised delayed draft plan for destruction of its chemical weapons.
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Entries must be verified by the club concerned and in the case of crews outside Britain, verified by the relevant national rowing federation.
There was also a good turnout from the CGT, the main trade union federation in France.
consumer federation of of coverage to the law doesn't.
The sports federation will not fund an SRT wall.
employers ' federations - eg the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB ).
federation of socialist republics based on workers?
federation of national nursesÃ¢ associations representing nurses in more than 120 countries.
federation of independent trusts working nationwide.
The Russian Federation added 3.2 Gb to its stated reserves.
The Annual Regatta Week organized by Chichester Harbor Federation for dinghies and small keelboats.
Check out the British orienteering Federation website to find out more.
past president of the London Region of Federation of Master Builders.
Full membership of the Federation remained restricted to veterinary organizations of EEC Member States, while other European countries could become observers.
secede result, Honduras wasted little time in formally seceding from the federation once it was free to do so.
National trainers Federation - is the professional body for licensed racehorse trainers in the UK.
If we create a badly thought-out European federation, the real unifier will be the US.
Deposits were shifted from bank to bank, there were small runs on several of the savings banks guaranteed by the government, mortgagees required additional security from their debtors, bankruptcies develop along Imperial lines, are the advent of the p g p Labour party and the establishment of federation.
Leading politicians have in all the states felt the cramping effects of mere domestic legislation, albeit on the proper direction of such legislation depends the wellbeing of the people; and to this sense of the limitations of local politics was due, as much as to anything else, the movement towards federation.
The federal constitution to make provision to enable each state to make amendments in the constitution if necessary for the purposes of federation.
He was a member of all the bodies formed to promote the Federation of Australia as well as of the delegation which proceeded to London with the Australian Commonwealth bill in 1 9 oÃ‚° and, as Attorney-General, he was included in Sir Edmund Barton's first Federal " Cabinet of the Captains " (1901-3), succeeding him as Premier of Australia.
The states forming the federation consist of the twenty provinces and municipal district of the empire, but the number may be increased or diminished by the states concerned with the approval of the national congress.
1 The Assyrian records, as well as the Egyptian, distinguish many peoples in both areas from the Kheta-Khatti; and the most we can infer from these records is that there was an occasional league formed under the Hittites, not any imperial subjection or even a continuous federation.
There was talk of instituting a central Italian kingdom with Leopold as king, to form part of a larger Italian federation, but in the meanwhile the grand-duke, alarmed at the revolutionary and republican agitations in Tuscany and encouraged by the success of the Austrian arms, was, according to Montanelli, negotiating with Field-Marshal Radetzky and with Pius IX., who had now abandoned his Liberal tendencies, and fled to Gaeta.
Tribes of the same ethnic stock may form a sort of federation, permanent or temporary.
The queen's frequent messages of thanks and greeting to her colonies and to the troops sent by them, and her reception of the latter at Windsor, gave evidence of the heartfelt joy with which she saw the sons of the empire giving their lives for the defence of its integrity; and the satisfaction which she showed in the Federation of the Australian colonies was no less keen.
In Alsace-Lorraine German-speaking immigrants are gradually displacing, under 1 Schemes of thinkers, like William Penn's European Parliament (1693); the Abbe St Pierre's elaboration (c. 1700) of Henry IV.'s " grand design " (see supra); Jeremy Bentham's International Tribunal (1786-1789); Kant's Permanent Congress of Nations and Perpetual Peace (1796); John Stuart Mill's Federal Supreme Court; Seeley's, Bluntschli's, David Dudley Field's, Professor Leone Levi's, Sir Edmund Hornby's co-operative schemes for promoting law and order among nations, have all contributed to popularizing in different countries the idea of a federation of mankind for the preservation of peace.
autumn of 1859, favored the exclusion of Austria and the establishment of a federation under the hegemony of Prussia; it represented the views of the so-called Gothaer, the political heirs of the rump of the Frankfort parliament which had reassembled at Gotha in June 1849, and supported the Prussian Union and the Erfurt parliament.
His mind was dwelling constantly upon the political legacy of the two Pitts; he was a reader of Sir John Seeley; he had himself visited the colonies; had predicted that a war would not, as was commonly said, disintegrate the empire, but rather the reverse; had magnified the importance of taking colonial opinion; and had always been a convinced advocate of some form of Imperial Federation.
Strabo (p. 665) informs us that the federation, composed of twenty-three cities, was governed by a council (KotvOv ovvEbpwv) which assembled from time to time at that city which was most convenient for the purpose in hand.
2 The disillusionment occasioned by this decision caused the Boer delegates then at the Cape to help to wreck the federation proposals (see supra).
This meant the undisputed hegemony of Holland in the federation, in other words of the burgher oligarchies who controlled the town corporations of the province, and especially of Amsterdam.
During 1877 the new federation of Liberal Associations which became known as the "Caucus" was started under Mr Chamberlain's influence in Birmingham - its secretary, Mr Schnadhorst, quickly making himself felt as a wire-puller of exceptional ability; and the new organization had a remarkable effect in putting life into the Liberal party, which since Mr Gladstone's retirement in 1874 had been much in need of a stimulus.
As a result, Honduras wasted little time in formally seceding from the federation once it was free to do so.
There are a number of trade unions outside the American Federation of Labor which strive to organize the unskilled and semiskilled workers.
National Trainers Federation - is the professional body for licensed racehorse trainers in the UK.
That certainly rules this Federation out as only the more voluble consumer groups will have the financial means to fund air fares to Italy.
Consumer Federation of America is a non-profit organization that, among other things, publishes objective reports on how to shop wisely.
Bozeman Blitz is a United States Soccer Federation competitive traveling team.
He is the top goal scorer of all time, and was named Football Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
The Fair Trade Federation was created in the 1970s as a response to North American organizations committed to fair trade.
The Fair Trade Labeling Organization (FLO) is self-governing with strict member criteria.Products can be part of the Fair Trade Federation yet not be part of the fair trade certification labeling process.
Assisted Living Federation of America, or ALFA, is an organization dedicated to the various aspects of assisted living communities.
A federation of local unions, the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters collects monthly contributions of $75 from every participating employee and employer.
In the arcades, one of the more popular games based on the WWF (World Wrestling Federation) was WrestleFest.
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2971.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc. 434 W. 33rd St., New York, NY 10001.
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health. 1101 King Street, Suite 420, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America. 434 West 33rd St., New York, NY 10001.
According to the National Abortion Federation, one in three American women will have had an abortion by the age of 45.
The HealthMaster is also a recipient of the American Culinary Federation's Seal of Approval.
Chess Life for Kids is a function of the United States Chess Federation that deal with scholastic and college chess.
The World Wildlife Federation is on a mission to save the planet.
World Wildlife Federation is part of the Universal Ethician Church.
The Federation is dedicated to protecting all creatures, no matter what size or how significant that they may seem to be.
The Federation is religious in nature and its works are based on the beief that God told Noah to protect all species from harm.
All donations made to the World Wildlife Federation are spent on protecting animals.
You can donate by sending a contribution to the Federation at:1401 19th Street, Huntsville, Texas 77340.
Depending on what level of donation you are planning to make, your money will go toward specific projects of the Federation.
For more information or to ask questions or provide comments, send the Federation an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Federation is not affiliated with The World Wildlife Fund.
According to the National Retail Federation, eight in ten Americans plan to purchase gift cards for the holiday season, and they found that gift cards are among the most requested holiday gift.
According to the National Retail Federation, the average consumer will spend $791.10 on gifts and decorations during the 2006 holiday season.
Visitors who choose to dress in Star Trek uniforms will also come in character, representing the Federation of Planets and "exploring" the unusual life and times on the "planet surface" as the renaissance faire may be called.
You can check out the Coaching Federation and look locally.
Consider joining and becoming actively involved with groups such as the Orlando chapter of The Florida Public Relations Association, The Orlando Advertising Federation, and the American Marketing Association of Central Florida.
The American Federation of Teachers, one of the most vocal opponents of NCLB, has a section of its Web site devoted to explaining what it views as the key flaws in the legislation.
The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) launched the initiative 66 Ways to Save Money to help inform consumers about money matters.
National Retail Federation reports that the average family with young children spent $606.40 on clothing, supplies, and electronics as part of their back to school shopping for the 2010-11 school year.
Inspired by The Bold and the Beautiful's global popularity, Flannery campaigned with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists to secure cable and foreign residuals for all actors.
The Federation of Tax Administrators maintains a simple state tax table for quick reference.
The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is a nonprofit professional association for business and personal coaches.
The Federation provides a variety of professional development programs for its individual members, develops standards of practice, promotes the profession, and accredits coaching business training programs throughout the world.
Accredited programs are compliant with content and training delivery standards established by the Federation.
There are many other cities with Alliance chapters that can be found at the Alliance Française Federation Directory website.
Nationwide was first conceived in 1925, as the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's incorporation of the Farm Bureau Mutual Automobile Insurance Company.
According to the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI), as of January, 2006, there were over 300 legal music download sites operating online, offering 2 million songs, and counting.
Most people say Federation ARE hyphy, but really, the more important thing for you to know is that Federation have worked with Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes and E40 - not a bad resume.
Go Hard or Go Home by E40, featuring The Federation.
He has worked on the Star Wars films creating the Federation battleships among other things, and has written and directed his own movies.
To find out more information about deaf awareness and how you can help, visit the websites for The World Federation of the Deaf and Discovering Deaf Worlds.
Captured on his first mission for the Maquis and convicted of treason, Paris is sent to a Federation prison, which is where he is when the viewers of Star Trek: Voyager meet him.
The rebels he was working with have vanished into the Badlands with a Federation undercover operative onboard, and Janeway has been assigned to track them down.
There are hundreds of ships appearing throughout the Star Trek series, both from alien races and the federation's own ships.
The fleet of Federation starships, piloted by members of Starfleet who are largely from Earth, are the most prominent on the Star Trek series.
These ships are just part of a much larger fleet operated by the Federation.
The Federation ships are divided into different classes, each with different characteristics and tasks.
The starship found in Star Trek: Enterprise (NX-01) was commissioned before the Federation was formed and therefore has a different classification (NX class).
An environmental disaster on one of the Klingon planets has opened up the possibility of a peace treaty with the Federation.
A border treaty between the Federation and the Cardassians resulted in his home world on the Cardassian side of the line and he felt he had to defend his home from Cardassian conquest.
Even though Anakin took off to fight the Trade Federation, he returned unharmed.
His warm, on-screen persona combined with his gentle demeanor made him an excellent Captain for a show set 100 years before the time of Kirk, the Federation and Starfleet.
Star Trek fans everywhere enjoyed the symmetry that the first space passenger vehicle would be named for the Starship that served as the flagship of the Federation.
The initial starships of the early Federation (Enterprise - Star Trek: The Original Series) were stream-lined and carried low crew complements (85 to 400).
When Manny Coto came aboard as executive producer and writer, he began a series of intriguing storylines that would lead to the formation of the Federation.
Nerys was originally opposed to the Federation presence on the space station outside of Bajor.
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