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When southern states seceded, causing a Civil War in the United States, these slaveholding tribal members fought with the Confederacy, as others sided with the Union or tried to remain neutral.
The seven states that seceded before Inauguration Day 1861 interpreted that policy position as the first step to abolishing slavery altogether.
Seven states had already seceded from the Union to set up an “alternate” government, as Holzer put it in an interview.
He didn’t say where he’s heard anyone float the notion of states seceding, let alone spell out how such a neo-Civil War separation might take place.
Louisiana may secede, if she choose, form a foreign alliance, and hold the mouth of the Mississippi.
No one answered to the alleged fear of oppression and tyranny that the State could nullify or secede.
Quincys declaration contains no assertion of the sovereignty of a State, or right to secede at will.
Her convention, called for the purpose of considering the matter, voted not to secede.
For an hour or two he thought that he must gently secede from all private councils with the Prime Minister.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
It has been intimated here that Maryland will secede unless she secures these guarantees.

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