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Statehood supporters in a sentence

1. Statehood supporters also found themselves fighting major battles against political foes, mostly in the U.S. Congress but also within Alaska.

2. One of his great-grandmothers was Rosa Solá, a woman held in slavery by his great grandfather, Vicente Marín. In 1901 when Muñoz Marín was three years old, a group of statehood supporters broke into his father's El Diario's building and vandalized most of the equipment.

3. After what many statehood supporters perceived as a defeat in the 1980 election, a movement started to get the New Progressive Party to nominate a new candidate for the 1984 election.

4. The group "Estadistas Unidos", the statehood supporters who broke rank with García Méndez to participate at the plebiscite, adopted the palm tree as a potential party symbol when they incorporated the PNP.

5. In 1901, a group of statehood supporters broke into the El Diario's building, vandalizing most of the equipment.

6. Logroño counters by stating that he doesn't have to write a script for his character since, as his occasional mentor José Miguel Agrelot said constantly, "the world is the best scriptwriter", and merely observing older statehood supporters in Puerto Rico provides him of enough original material.

7. Pro-statehood supporters usually ask him for his blessing, and some go to the extreme of calling him "Grandpa", in English.

8. Non-statehood supporters are guaranteed to be scorned or ridiculed by Eleuterio.

9. The proposal, however, was controversial in Puerto Rican politics for two reasons: 1) the legislation was encouraged by two avid statehood supporters, and seemed to favor unchangeable status choices over Commonwealth;

10. In 1924 statehood supporters in Partido Union de Puerto Rico joined the liberal faction in Partido Republicano to form a new party, La Alianza for the 1928 elections.

11. Statehood supporters also found themselves fighting major battles against political foes, mostly in the U.S. Congress but also within Alaska.