TITLE

Secession and American Federalism

AUTHOR(S)
Versluis, Arthur
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Modern Age;Summer2007, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p308
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses secession and American federalism. According to the author, the 21st century American secessionist movement in Vermont emerged out of the rejection of American gigantism. The author believes the centralization of power under American president Abraham Lincoln was attained at the expense of the states. The author compares aspects of the American Civil War with that of the Swiss Civil War. The author also comments on the conservative nature of the American secession movement.
ACCESSION #
27520533

 

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