An example of a confederation was the group of southern states that joined together to fight the rest of the states in the U.S.
- In Newfoundland, the date of Confederation; 31 March 1949.
- the United States of America (1781-89) under the Articles of Confederation
- the union of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick in 1867 to form the Dominion of Canada
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Origin of confederation
- Middle French confédération, from Old French confederacion, from Latin confoederatio.