People are always talking about Massachusetts seceding
from the rest of the states because it is more liberal, or towns seceding
from Massachusetts because they are more conservative, but it never gets beyond grumbling.
This would entail Wales and Scotland forthwith seceding
from the United Kingdom, and gaining international recognition as independent and neutral states.
"I'm in favor of seceding
," said Dan Hargrove, president of the college's district board.
I'm for seceding
from the Union and letting the president and his fellow Texans stay in Washington as wards of the state.
In February, the seceding
states formed the Confederate States of America.
The valley would be seceding
from the city of Los Angeles.
Do portions of seceding
republics themselves have the right to secede?
Quebec has(http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29077213) voted twice on seceding
There's almost no chance Texas Republicans will actually vote in favor of seceding
, mind you - not least because most of the party wants nothing to do with this - but the fact we're even mentioning secession and the Texas GOP convention in the same sentence suggests that the once-fringe movement has become a priority for at least some conservative grassroots Texans.
He maintains that "there never was a civil war" because that type of conflict is one "in which two or more factions right for control of a nation's government." But, he notes, "The seceding
Southern states were not trying to take over the United States government; they wanted to declare themselves independent." Nor is it correct, he believes, to label the conflict a "War Between the States" because "Florida was not at war with New Hampshire, nor Rhode Island with Mississippi." The war was fought "between the United States government and the eleven Southern states that formed the Confederate States of America." What then would he accept as an accurate name for the struggle?
Californians are seriously considering seceding
from the United States after Donald Trump went from being the Republican nominee to President-elect.