Nationality and Ethnicity

By: Logan Pittman and Chris Arling

Nationality and Ethnicity

Nationality is identity with a group of people who share legal attachment and personal allegiance to a particular country.

Ethnicity is identity with a group of people who share the cultural traditions of a particular homeland or hearth


Nationalism is loyalty and devotion to a nationality
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Centripetal force

Centripetal Force is an attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state.

Centripetal force is about a certain place and going towards the center and Nationality is spread throughout countries.


War has erupted in Sri Lanka due to ethnicity battles between Sinhalese and Tamil. In Lebanon, the altercations are mostly about religion not ethnicity.


Kurds are Sunni Muslims who speak a language in the Iranian Group that are split among many countries. 35 million of them are speed out across Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria. At one point the Kurds had their own state Kurdistan.