How to use Sectionalism in a sentence

sectionalism
  • The cheering in the auditorium showed the sectionalism of the fans.

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  • Sectionalism had a big influence on issues in the Civil War because the northern states didn't agree with the southern states.

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  • It took up, too, the Democratic weapon of states' rights, and in New England carried sectionalism dangerously near secession in 1808, and in 1812-1814,during the movement, in opposition to the war of 1812, which culminated in the Hartford Convention (see Hartford).

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  • This made sense in so far as it was important for the general council to overcome sectionalism or rebuff attempts to withdraw from action.

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  • A mass meeting, which met at Springfield in July, at the instance of 1 The influence of immigration and sectionalism upon Illinois politics is well illustrated by the fact that the first six governors (1818-1838) were born in the Southern states, six of the eight United States senators of that period were also Southern born, and all of the representatives, with one exception, also came to Illinois from the Southern states.

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