sectionalism

NOUN
  1. a partiality for some particular place
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How To Use sectionalism In A Sentence

  • Though sectionalism threatened the existence of the Union during its first twenty-five years, New England Federalists proved unable to counter effectively the Republican insurgence in New England.
  • It overturns the national balance of parties, perpetuates a pernicious sectionalism, and deprives the South of that bipartizan rivalry which keeps open the currents of political life. The Boss and the Machine; a chronicle of the politicians and party organization
  • Only a prince could be captain and stand apart from the competing interests of sectionalism, race, caste, creed and customs.
  • But from reading the documentation of this history, the impression is not one of fragmented partisanship or sectionalism.
  • In addition to this, Gall suggests that care needs to be taken in criticising sectionalism for he claims it can play a positive role in helping to create solidarity.
  • We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace — business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering. Matthew Yglesias » Bartlett: New Deal Failed Because It Wasn’t Big Enough
  • Sectionalism and the Civil War exacerbated these conditions, giving rise to xenophobia and a more introverted society.
  • There is for the first time the possibility of a European labour movement that is inherently transnational in orientation and which overcomes the sectionalism and economism of nation labour movements.
  • Instead, however, he finds himself very much in the position Franklin Roosevelt described in a famous 1936 speech, struggling with “the old enemies of peace — business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering.” Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » New Names, Same Old Enemies
  • Northern capitalist repudiated the idea of sectionalism, it does not follow that he set up any other in its place. Abraham Lincoln and the Union; a chronicle of the embattled North
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