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Definition of "expansionists" [expansionists]

  • Plural form of expansionist. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expansionists" in a sentence
  • "Retzloff and others, the organic "expansionists," cite different beneficiaries of their methods: consumers and the environment."
  • "It would also have attempted to annex or conquer Cuba, other Caribbean islands, northern Mexico and parts of Central America—all of which was openly proposed by pro-slavery expansionists in the 1850s."
  • "The slavery expansionists originally took the position that the federal government had no role to play because they wanted slavery to gain a foothold, then when they realized they were losing, they switched to demanding that the federal government affirmatively defend the rights of slaveholders to settle the new land."