Closer to home for me, as British, is Ireland’s struggle for independence which has played a bloody role in our history, and is still far from over. For four centuries, our monarchs and later politicians regarded the “British Isles” as an indivisible whole, and violently suppressed the Irish free movements. In the early 20th century, the UK Conservative Party supported the Ulster Protestants in threatening to oppose, by force, the Liberal government’s proposals to allow the Irish to rule at home.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/energy/an-american-secession-its-not-that-far-fetched/2021/11/28/605f2116-502a-11ec-a7b8-9ed28bf23929_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business An American secession? It is not found far