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Constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar argues that the permanence of t...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
Constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar argues that the permanence of the Union of the states changed significantly when the U.S. Constitution replaced the Articles of Confederation. This action "signaled its decisive break with the Articles' regime of state sovereignty." By adopting a constitution—rather than a treaty, or a compact, or an instrument of confederacy, etc.—that created a new body of government designed to be senior to the several states, and by approving the particular language and provisions
secession in the united states

California three-state plan faces major legal, political hurdles

Constitution Daily (blog) - 13 Jun 2018
And in 1863, West Virginia became a state during the Civil War under unusual circumstances, after a Union-approved government was named for Virginia, from which West Virginia then seceded. (Tennessee, Kentucky, and Vermont also had their origins in ...
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Letter: Lost Cause myths continue to reverberate

Mountain Xpress - 10 Jun 2018
South Carolina's gives the reason for secession as “increasing hostility on the part of the non-slaveholding States to the Institution of Slavery.” And one of the few significant changes in the CSA constitution from the USA constitution reads: “No bill ...
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Cooper: Breaking up the states?

Chattanooga Times Free Press - 24 Jun 2018
Of course, the U.S. flag would change to 52 stars, the song "Fifty, Nifty United States" — learned by million of schoolchildren — would lose its appeal and a whole new cottage industry of states splitting themselves up would take root. Consider the ...
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Anglophone Cameroon's separatist conflict gets bloodier

Reuters - 01 Jun 2018
Many of their most influential figures are in exile in Europe and the United States, however. They also have a vocal presence on social media, reflecting the Anglophone region's reputation as an unlikely but successful tech hub, dubbed “Silicon Mountain”.
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Two Maine exhibits zoom in on photography pioneers

Press Herald - 24 Jun 2018
We treat photography as an accepted form of expression in the fine arts these days, but two just-opened exhibitions in southern Maine remind us that pioneers are required to establish customs and norms, and the role of the camera in the evolution of ...
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[OPINION] Ideas that divide the nation

Rappler - 23 Jun 2018
In Canada and the United States, the First Nations were the native inhabitants of North America at the time of the arrival of the European settlers starting in the 16th century. The European settlers or Caucasian white people later became the majority ...
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What caused the American Civil War?

The Week UK - 04 Jun 2018
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln became the first Republican president on a platform pledging to keep slavery out of the new states of the Union. Subsequently seven slave states in the south seceded and formed a new nation, the Confederate States of America.
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South Sudan rules out rebel leader Machar rejoining government

Reuters - 22 Jun 2018
Before the people of South Sudan voted for secession and it declared independence in 2011, the region fought for more than two decades against Khartoum's forces, led by Bashir. The international community, in particular the United States, played a ...
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In Singapore, Trump Says He Will Halt US-South Korea 'War Games'

Voice of America - 12 Jun 2018
U.S. Forces Korea spokesman Army Colonel Chad Carroll said he had "received no updated guidance on the execution or secession of training, to include the summer/fall's scheduled Ulchi Freedom Guardian." "In coordination with our ROK partners, we will ...
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Like Bush and Obama, Trump gets stuck on immigration

Fox News - 20 Jun 2018
The division of the State is dreaded as a precedent. But a measure made expedient by war is no precedent for times of peace. It is said that the admission of West Virginia is secession and tolerated only because it is our secession. Well if we call it ...
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California could not secede from the United States

UConn Daily Campus - 07 Dec 2017
Well, to my pleasant surprise, the head of Yes California generously responded to my article concerning what would happen if California seceded from the United States. Of course he has the right to considering I bashed his campaign with my beliefs. It ...

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