The US "patriots," for instance, spread rumors of revolt throughout Havana, inspiring discontent with the Spanish government to further annexationist
aims; the Spanish government itself, likewise, played on creole fears of black unrest by threatening to emancipate the slaves should the creoles continue pursuing annexation (Nwankwo 2006, 585-86; Perez 1990, 48).
An early peace might thwart months of annexationist
In the antebellum period, annexationist
speculation ranged from the Polk administration's proposals to purchase the island from Spain to illicit attempts to forcibly "liberate" the island.
Freehling suggests that "southern annexationists
appeared to be playing fast and loose with majoritarian rules [and their] disregard for any republican procedure in their way caused Yankees and even key Southerners to bridle at their bullying." (25) In fact, the claim that Texas could constitutionally be admitted by joint resolution was much more plausible than these comments would suggest.
, real estate promoter and legless lawyer Enos Stutsman was the Fenian's defence attorney; see Dale Gibson, Attorney for the Frontier: Enos Stutsman, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1983:157-158.
(157) How could annexationists
account for "this great power ['s]" omission from the schedule of enumeration?
The US was intent on fending off foreign designs on Hawaii, but colonialism was not yet a major force in Washington, DC, and the annexationists
among the white Hawaiian oligarchy were not getting very far.
Although hackneyed and, as the author rightly states, devalued by the cant and emotionalism of witless Canadian Americophobes and closet annexationists
, and a lot of pretty muddled wafflers in between, this is a complicated subject.
Smith, and Lorrin Thurston) will be readily recognized as leading prohibitionists and annexationists
who actively participated in the overthrow of the monarchy.
Apparently Louis Riel accepted funding from Annexationists
but stopped short of providing support.
(44) With the war rendering the path of reform secondary to the pursuit of national goals, liberal annexationists
demanded "a more favorable eastern border" and showed little sympathy for "those fomenters of weakness and faintness"
Three places for starters: post-Duarte El Salvador, where the centrist illusion is no longer available; the Philippines, where an inept government won't be able to hide forever behind a Time Woman of the Year cover; and Israel, where the defeat of Shimon Peres places annexationists
on a collision course with U.S.