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  • The Confederate States Of America

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    The Confederate States of America (a.k.a. the Confederacy, the Confederate States, or CSA) were the eleven southern states of the United States of America that withdrew from the Union somewhere between 1861 and 1865. Seven states proclaimed their autonomy from the United States before Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated as president; four more did as such after the American Civil War started with the Battle of Fort Sumter, when the CSA assaulted the U.S. The United States ("The Union") held withdrawal

  • Essay on Confederate States Of America

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    the streets of the abandoned Confederate capitol of Richmond in 1865. Although there are several different questions of why the North won the Civil War, factors involving manpower, economy, military tactics and leadership, and presidential leadership, are all parts of a puzzle historians have tried to put together for years. I believe that these four factors should prove to be the most powerful reasons for the Union's destruction of the Confederate States of America. The presidential leadership of

  • Essay on Confederate States Of America

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    Confederate States Of America Confederate States of America, the name adopted by the federation of 11 slave holding Southern states of the United States that seceded from the Union and were arrayed against the national government during the American Civil War. Immediately after confirmation of the election of Abraham Lincoln as president, the legislature of South Carolina convened. In a unanimous vote on December 20, 1860, the state seceded from the Union. During the next two months ordinances

  • The Confederate States of America Essay

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    A culture is the beliefs and interests of a particular group of people. About 150 years ago, a proud and noble culture was created in the Southern portion of the United States. It was created by Southerners from all walks of life, ranging from the gentry to the "good ol' boys." They loved their culture so much that they created a country. It was a country of blue skies, green hills, beautiful meadows and forests, and old-fashioned Southern hospitality. There were large plantations that grew some

  • The Civil War And The Confederate States Of America Essay

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    between 1861 and 1865 involving the United States or ("the Union") and the Confederate States of America (“the Confederacy”), led by Jefferson Davis, consisting of eleven southern slave states that had seceded from the United States. The Union included all abolitionist states and five "borderline" slave states and was headed by Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party. The latter was opposed to the expansion of slavery in the territories held by the United States, and his victory in the presidential election

  • Was War Against The Confederate States of America Justified?

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    whether slavery may or may not go into a Territory…. The people have the lawful means to introduce it or exclude it as they please.”[7] This set off a red flag in politicians’ minds: did the South really believe it could override the laws of the United States? Evidently they did believe so, as in 1861 the South seceded from the nation, formed a confederation, elected leaders, and coined money; all of which were completely unconstitutional acts. Lincoln’s reverence for the law as the basis of the nation’s

  • Persuasive Essay On Confederate Monuments

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    mistakes in the past. Most monuments dealing with the topic of slavery are Confederate monuments, but they are causing controversy over their true meaning. Some people believe Confederate monuments are about southern pride, but many think they are symbols of racism (Ingraham). The debate over these monuments has caused violent protests like in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a Robert E. Lee statue was removed. Although Confederate monuments anger many people because of the history behind them, they provide

  • The Confederate Flag: Signification And The Study Of The Confederate Flag

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    Study of a Sign - The Confederate Flag The Confederate battle flag, or simply the Confederate flag as it is now known, is the banner under which the Confederate army fought in the American Civil War. The flag bears a blue saltire (cross) emblazoned with thirteen five-pointed stars, representing the Confederate states, on a red background. Historical, Socio-political and Cultural Background – The Confederate flag has a complex and ever evolving history. There were three successive designs that

  • The Confederate Flag And Its Racist

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    One of the most trending topics in America right now is the Confederate Flag and whether or not it 's racist. 42 percent think the flag represent southern heritage and the other 42 percent think it 's racist and should be taken down. 75 percent believe it 's racist and only one in ten will agree that it is southern heritage. Depending on what region is asked about if it is racist, there are different answers. The Midwest say it is racist and the south, of course, say it 's not racist. A poll showed

  • The Civil War And The War

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    group is unreasonable on matters of national policy. The Civil war in America broke out in 1861 and lasted for four years and then ended in 1865. This was the greatest war after the Napoleonic wars in 1815 before the beginning of the First World War that lasted between 1914-1918. The war was addressing two issues on whether the American states will remain as a union or whether the countries could secede and form independent states. Secondly the war also wanted to address whether the democracy created