Senator Proj Essay

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State Secession in the United States
By: Nate Gerrior

Definition


The action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state.

Secession


I believe that states should be allowed to secede from the United States if they wish to.



Texas and Oklahoma have the right to secede whenever the majority of their people wish to, its in their state constitutions. The only problem is that the states are supposed to be allowed have their own laws on secession, because there is nothing in the constitution that mentions secession. In the constitution it does state though that any law not mentioned by the bill of rights or any not stated in the constitution are controlled by the state.

The Public View


There is more support for secession by
Republicans than Democrats, but there is also more support by younger people then older people. The Tea Party has over 53% of their party that wish to secede from the federal government. There is also a much bigger following in Texas with a movement for secession that has over.

President James
Buchanan


“The fact is that our union rests upon public opinion, and can never be cemented by the blood of its citizens shed in civil war. If it can not live in the affections of the people, it must one day perish. Congress possesses many means of preserving it by conciliation, but the sword was not placed in their hand to preserve it by force.”



The quote above was stated by our past president
James Buchanan to congress in the State of the Union.
It really means that if the majority of the people in…