When did the Commonwealth of Dominica become a member of the Commonwealth?

Answer The Commonwealth of Dominica became part of the Commonwealth when it gained independence from Great Britain on November 3, 1978. It has retained independence ever since, even managing to weather an... Read More »

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What does commonwealth territory of the U.S. mean?

The United States has two major overseas commonwealths: Puerto Rico and the Northern Marianas. The commonwealth territories of the U.S. have authority over their own internal affairs through an ele... Read More »

What does it mean to be a commonwealth state?

Commonwealth is an English term describing a political community founded for the common good of the people. A commonwealth state is a free state or republic that has a representative government.Ref... Read More »

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Is Virginia a commonwealth or a state?

Virginia is both a state and a commonwealth. Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Kentucky refer to themselves as commonwealths. This was originally a symbolic statement against King George ... Read More »