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  • If she came in free, then the South could do no less than secede. Cited from History of California, by Helen Elliott Bandini
  • No crime could in her eyes be greater than that of seceding from her party. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. V, by Maria Edgeworth
  • John asked me what we should do if the Southern States did really secede. Cited from Westways, by S. Weir Mitchell [AKA: Silas Weir Mitchell]
  • For this reason, it was seen as better to secede earlier rather than later.
  • They had seceded mainly because they felt that this principle had been attacked. Cited from The Day of the Confederacy, Nathaniel Stephenson
  • He cried like a child when he heard the south had seceded and taken another flag. Cited from The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation
  • The third is, that we have no right to prevent her from seceding. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume III (of 4), by Various
  • They claimed that it was their right to decide for themselves whether they should secede. Cited from Stories of Later American History, by Wilbur F. Gordy
  • As his term came to an end, southern states had begun seceding from the union.
  • New England tried to secede once when the run of affairs did not suit her. Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • His father initially worked to try to help keep Virginia from seceding.
  • No man gave up more than he when he united his fortunes with the seceding States. Cited from Twenty Years of Congress, Vol. 1 (of 2), by James Gillespie Blaine
  • Before leaving Alabama he did what he could to prevent that state from seceding. Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • If one State may secede, ten may do so, twenty may do so, twenty-three may do so. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • The Western States may secede, and take to their own use the public lands. Cited from The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster
  • The first six states to secede had the largest population of slaves among the Southern states.
  • They failed to maintain their ground by force of arms -- in other words, they failed to secede. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume IV (of 4), by Various
  • In effect, the largest and most powerful republic had seceded from the Union.
  • Most of the debate is about the first question -- why did the South secede?
  • Why do men secede; and break their own hearts, and the hearts of those who love them? Cited from From Death into Life, by William Haslam
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Words starting with secede

Meaning of secede

  • verb Withdraw from an organization or communion
    After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away