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The Oldest Federal Multilingual State

Switzerland is the second oldest federal state after the United States of America. The federal constitution of 1848 was closely modeled on that of the USA. The cantons decided to elinquish part of their sovereignty to the central authorities in 1848. Most cantons have a long history, dating back to the middle ages up to … Read more » “The Oldest Federal Multilingual State”