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Copperheadism

[kop-er-hed-iz-uh m] /ˈkɒp ər hɛdˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
U.S. History. (during the Civil War) the advocacy of peace negotiations to restore the Union to its prewar condition, with continued slavery in the South.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65, Americanism; copperhead + -ism
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