What is another word for secession?

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[ sɛsˈɛʃən], [ sɛsˈɛʃən], [ s_ɛ_s_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n]

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The issue of secession has come up in many countries throughout history. It has been raised in the United States as recently as the 1860s, when Stephen Douglas debated Abraham Lincoln over the issue of creating a new southern state.

In recent times, the issue of secession has come up in the context of the European Union. In 2005, the French city of Rhenanon voted in a referendum to secede from France, despite intense pressure from the French government. Secession is also a issue on the agenda of the Scottish National Party, which argues for an independent Scotland.

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