Irredentism tends to be in smaller countries
Okay, what about Spain and Gibraltar? Russia? Basically all the countries in 19th-century Europe (like France/Germany and Alsace)? Haven't most countries been subject to conquest at some point?--Кřěĵ (ṫåɬк) 14:08, 26 May 2016 (UTC)
In the piece earlier it was written that there has never been a “Greater Switzerland” (Gross-Schweiz, Grand Suisse, Grande Svizzera), the answer to that is not 100% true. Let me explain, back in 1919 after the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Austrian region of Vorarlberg voted in a referendum to become the 25th canton of Switzerland. For your information, at the time Jura didn’t exist as a separate canton. However, the referendum was rejected to avoid diplomatic strife with its neighbours and concerns about the balance of the minorities in Switzerland itself.
In modern times, there been a very fringe view in both inside and outside Switzerland to included culturally similar areas like in German region of Baden-Wüttenberg, the Italian regions of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol and Aosta and the French region of Alsace to the confederation. — Unsigned, by: Euromec / talk / contribs