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To recognize the ideological sleight of hand here, it is worth remembering that many annexationists desired to cede little agency to Cuba; whereas Cuba sought statehood and political self-determination, many annexationists--although not necessarily the Southerners who wanted more slave states--wished to make Cuba a territory without national self-representation.
(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"
Differences on the matter began to take root within the governing New Progressive Party, a clear sign that Romero Barcelo's position was now unsustainable even within the pro annexationist sector.
Yet, for several reasons, Israeli analysts believe Netanyahu is likely to move down the annexationist road.
At the time he was a member of the Union Party and supported the "assimilationist camp." When the Union Party moved away from an annexationist position, Huyke left the party and declared his support for a permanent union with the United States (Negron de Montilla 1990; Cebollero 1945).
Third States must comply with their obligations as High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention to ensure the protection of the occupied Palestinian population, and intervene concretely to stop Israel's annexationist measures in Jerusalem.
Likewise, Maria Acosta Cruz's Dream Nation (2014) examines the independentista tendency of many Puerto Rican authors and intellectuals and rehearses the decades-old conflict between nationalist and annexationist Puerto Ricans surrounding the "Spanish-only" policy on island.
These included a combination of a civil and military hierarchy as would be conducive to the control of a vast and discontented local population and to the furtherance of their own annexationist aspirations.
These approaches of American literary elite of that time (a time when intellectual and literary convictions were fast and deeply influencing political directions and decisions) were not just notions of artistic fancies; they rather validly reflect the 'annexationist sentiment'11 as well as 'buoyant continentalism'12 which have been haunting the relationship of the two neighbours till today.
Stresemann, who had been a monarchist and annexationist in the early days of World War I, had become a Vernunftrepublikaner, that is a "republican by reason" (Wirsching and Eder 2008) and a proponent of international detente--probably also by reason (Niedhart 2012: 23; Mommsen 2009: 251; Wright 1995: 119).
Delany illustrates this point in descriptions of conflicts between annexationist creoles and Cuba's Spanish government.
So, the truth behind McKinley's "Christianize and civilize" rhetoric had to be hidden from the American public; a noxious "annexationist" label might alienate valuable electoral support.