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  • For an account of the Virginia convention of 1861, which adopted the Ordinance of Secession, see Virginia.
  • The " Second Wheeling Convention" met according to agreement (11th June), and declared that, since the Secession Convention had been called without the consent of the people, all its acts were void, and that all who adhered to it had vacated their offices.
  • All have been part of Mr. Basayev 's declared goal to establish an Islamic caliphate, uniting the northern Caucasus in secession from Russia.
  • The threats are more to do with conflicts of secession or competing nationalisms.
  • In 1989, the Wiener Secession presented a retrospective of his works on paper.

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