Secession

==Secession theory== Theories of secession relate to a fundamental question of political philosophy: the basis of the state`s authority. In his 1991 book Secession: The Morality of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter to Lithuania and Quebec, philosophy professor Allen Buchanan outlined limited rights to secession under certain circumstances, mostl....
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secession

[n] - an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French Art Nouveau in the 1890s 2. [n] - the withdrawal of eleven Southern states from the Union in 1860 which precipitated the American Civil War 3. [n] - formal separation from an alliance or federation
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Secession

• (n.) The withdrawal of a State from the national Union. • (n.) The act of seceding; separation from fellowship or association with others, as in a religious or political organization; withdrawal.
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secession

sezession noun an Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
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Secession

[art] Secession (Sezession) refers to a number of modernist artist groups that separated from the support of official academic art and its administrations in the late 19th and early 20th century. The first secession from the official politics occurred in France, when, in 1890, the `Salon au Champs-de-Mars` was established, headed by Meisson...
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Secession

[magazine] Secession was an American expatriate little magazine edited by Gorham Munson, Matthew Josephson, and Kenneth Burke. During its two year, eight issue run, Secession managed to further the careers of writers like Waldo Frank, Slater Brown, Robert Coates, E. E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, Hart Crane, and William Carlo...
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Secession

Se·ces'sion (se*sĕsh'ŭn) noun [ Latin secessio : confer French sécession . See Secede .] 1. The act of seceding; separation from fellowship or association with others, as in a religious or political organization; withdrawal. 2. (U.S. Hist.) T...
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Secession

As a general term used to describe the breaking away of younger and more radical artists from an existing academy or art group, to form a new grouping. The word is originally German and its earliest appearance seems to be in the name of the Munich Secession group formed in 1892. In the same year this was followed by the Berliner Secession, led by M...
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secession

formal separation from an alliance or federation
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Secession

In America, after the adoption of the Constitution of 1787 the thought that the States were sovereign remained familiar to the minds of many, if not most, Americans. This led easily to the thought of secession by a State or States as a remedy for aggressive action on the part of the Federal Government.
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secession

In politics, the withdrawal from a federation of states by one or more of its members, as in the secession of the Confederate states from the Union in the USA 1860, Singapore from the Federation of...
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secession

In politics, the withdrawal from a federation of states by one or more of its members, as in the secession of the Confederate states from the Union in the USA 1860, Singapore from the Federation of Malaysia 1965, and Croatia and Slovenia from the Yugoslav Federation 1991
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secession

in U.S. history, the withdrawal of 11 slave states (states in which slaveholding was legal) from the Union during 1860–61 following the election of ... [5 related articles]
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secession

secession, in art, any of several associations of progressive artists, especially those in Munich, Berlin, and Vienna, who withdrew from the established academic societies or exhibitions. The artists of Munich formed a secession in 1892 that spread to other German cities. The Berlin Secession. split...
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secession

secession, in political science, formal withdrawal from an association by a group discontented with the actions or decisions of that association. The term is generally used to refer to withdrawal from a political entity; such withdrawal usually occurs when a territory or state believes itself justif...
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