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South Carolina seceded from the Union in 1860.
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The motion to secede was approved by the 135-member Catalan parliament, where secessionists hold a slim majority, with 70 votes in favor.
Kentucky did not secede from the Union during the Civil War, but it was filled with Confederate sympathizers who attempted to establish a shadow government in the western part of the state.
Despite the outrage, Rajoy and even Spanish King Felipe VI, defended the police and doubled down on their stance to take whatever measures necessary to keep Catalonia from seceding.
That, Ryfa said, means the town can proceed with starting another petition drive to secede from the township.
The series takes place in an alternate timeline, where the southern states have successfully seceded from the Union, giving rise to a nation in which slavery remains legal and has evolved into a modern institution.
But unless either team secedes from the Big Ten, this matchup will take place at least every three years from now.
Many Spaniards have watched bewildered as authorities in Catalonia, one of the country’s wealthiest regions, have pressed ahead in their bid to secede.
The inhabitants launched several separation attempts until Anguilla was finally allowed to secede in 1971, and nine years later the nation was recognized as separate British dependency.
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