Case Study On US Filbustering

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CHICANO 8 U.S. Filbustering (squatters): • any dilatory or obstructive tactics used to prevent a measure from being brought to a vote. The most common form of filibuster occurs when a senator attempts to delay or entirely prevent a vote on a bill by extending the debate on the measure • The rules permit a senator, or a series of senators, to speak for as long as they wish and on any topic they choose, unless "three-fifths of the Senators duly chosen and sworn"[1](usually 60 out of 100 senators) brings debate to a close by invoking cloture under Senate Rule XXII. 1819 James Long Expedition • The Long Expedition was an 1819 attempt to take control of Spanish Texas by filibuster. It was led by James Long and successfully established a
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