Filibusterism


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Fil´i`bus`ter`ism


n.1.The characteristics or practices of a filibuster.
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Consequently, the Confederacy was closely associated not only with the expansionism of the "Peculiar Institution" prior to the Mexican-American War in the United States but also with the filibusterism in Latin America.
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.