Filibusterism


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Fil´i`bus`ter`ism


n.1.The characteristics or practices of a filibuster.
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1) As a political act with mass appeal, the celebration of filibusterism reflected popular anxieties arising from perceptions of geopolitical weakness on the part of the US government, in the face of European (and especially, British) geopolitical strength.
8)--the author hopes to correct the erroneous interpretations that have associated filibusterism exclusively with Southern nationalism and pro-slavery ideology.
Lopez then benefitted not only from an era fascinated by filibusterism and U.