Examples of sectionalism in a Sentence
a nation divided by sectionalism
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The state curriculum for seventh-grade history expects students to explain reasons for Texas' involvement in the Civil War, including states' rights, slavery, sectionalism and tariffs.
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SECTIONALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sectionalism for English Language Learners
: a tendency to be more concerned with the interests of your particular group or region than with the problems and interests of the larger group, country, etc.
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