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the secession of the Southern states
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When the national government refused to recognize secession by the Southern states, an impasse arose because there was no way that the disagreement could be resolved through constitutional means.
But business leaders, anxious to diminish long-term support for secession, will push Mr. Rajoy to extend an olive branch.
Catalonia’s separatist parties won a majority in a pivotal vote on Thursday for a new assembly, keeping alive the threat of secession by the wealthy Spanish region.
With four more seats from a smaller pro-secession party, Catalan Unity or CUP, that would give them a combined majority of 70 seats, but infighting could throw them off course to forming a coalition.
The threat of secession may even act as a check on the temptation among a poorer majority to saddle a richer minority with economically stifling levels of taxation.
Protests for and against the Catalan secession referendum were to be held again in Madrid later Sunday.
Over those 15 years, Canada faced two secession referendums in Quebec.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has pledged to declare independence within 48 hours should secessionists manage to stage the secession referendum and win it.
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