Sentence Examples

  • On the 3rd of June 1850 a convention, known as the Southern or Nashville Convention, whose action was generally considered a threat of disunion, met here to consider the questions at issue between the North and the South.
  • Second period of the union, disunion and reunion of Castile and Leon from Fernando I.
  • The convention adjourned to Baltimore, where the Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland delegations left it, and where Douglas was nominated for the presidency by the Northern Democrats; he campaigned vigorously but hopelessly, boldly attacking disunion, and in the election, though he received a popular vote of 1,376,957, he received an electoral vote of only 12 - Lincoln receiving 180.
  • It was saved by the imbecility and disunion of the hostile powers.
  • From that time until his death he organized and led the anti-disunion party of the state, Francis Preston Blair, jun., succeeding him as leader.

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