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secession
used in Chasing Lincoln's Killer

6 uses
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Definition
formal separation from an alliance or federation
  • Maryland was as Confederate as a state could be without actually seceding.
    p. 75.2
  • The conflict had begun long before over the right to own slaves and states' right to secede, that is, to leave the Union if they disagreed with the government.
    p. i.2
  • They also believed that if the national government disagreed with that right, Southern states had the right to secede.
    p. i.7
  • Pro-secession, pro-Southern rebels began mailing death threats to Lincoln before he took office in 1861.
    p. 23.1
  • Maryland, although it did not secede from the Union and join the Confederacy at the start of the Civil War, remained a hotbed of secessionists.
    p. 75.1
  • If Maryland had seceded and become the twelfth star on the Confederate flag, the Union would have been in grave danger.
    p. 75.2

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