Many countries worldwide use this type of government. So all states have to adhere to democracy even though they are not for it. Ethnicity, race and religion are very powerful in politics as ways of organizing political people, mobilizing against bad governance just as quickly as democracy is spreading. How it is that democractic countries compromising all these things of ethnicity, race, and religion. What are the normative obligations to those of distinguished ethnic, racial and religious: types of groups, national minorities b. He looks at the historical inference of how they came to be incorporated in the state. If a country that has national minorities is multinational. If it has immigrant minorities it is polyethnic. National minorities: terrirtorially bounded, historical community or common history, functioning social institutions like school, share a distinct language or culture. How to be a national minority can be through war of conquer where one powerful force invaded by another very powerful invader.