Filibusterism


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Fil´i`bus`ter`ism


n.1.The characteristics or practices of a filibuster.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.