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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

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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

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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

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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

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    The Confederate States of America Concerning the Confederate States of America, Representative Corrine Brown stated, “Southern states in the Confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part by the blood, sweat, and tears of African slaves.” The Confederate States of America was a group of eleven states that seceded from the Union as a result of conflicting opinions of what a state’s rights were. The Confederacy was characterized

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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

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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

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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

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    The photograph depicts the inside of Fort Sumter. My photo represents the inside of Fort Sumter while the Confederates were just going about their daily lives. There are nine Confederate men being shown while waving above, is the flag of the Confederate States of America. It was taken underneath the Confederate States of America flag inside Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 14, 1861. Inside Fort Sumter, were weaponry, buildings, and unfinished projects. The Battle of Fort Sumter best encompasses

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    into battle against Confederate General Beauregard and his army of 20,000 soldiers. The Union Army slowly pushed back the rebels until, due to General McDowell’s slow decision-making, Beauregard obtained back up. Now, having the same size army as the McDowell, Beauregard initiated a counterattack. This counterattack proved successful, forcing a retreat by General McDowell and his Union Troops. As the Union Army retreated, Confederate Generals Johnston and Beauregard and Confederate President Jefferson

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    the first place where American Civil War started. Before the Battle of Fort Sumter, seven states formed the Confederate States of America after the senate committee held on December

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    Confederate Flag: Honoring Veterans or Hateful Racism? The first action by the winner of a battle is to remove the flag of the loser, a sign of victory. A war against racism has been raging in America for nearly two hundred years. Many battles were fought in the courts and on the streets of southern cities in the 1950s and 60s. Although a new America emerged out of the birth pangs of the Civil Rights Movement, the victors did not remove the battle flags. This oversight must be remedied, The Confederate

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    the United States was the Civil War. The Civil War is often remembered as the war to end slavery. While that did play a part of the Civil War the larger issue at hand was the annihilation of the United States of America. The Confederate States of America wanted to break away from the United States and form their own country. The Confederate States of America, or more commonly known as the Confederacy, was formed by seven slave states located in the southern region of the United States. The economy

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    differences among states and politics in the United States. The war was kick-started in 1861 when the Fort Sumter was attacked in South Carolina by the Confederates just after the inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln. The Union nationalist proclaimed to the constitution of the United States. this was followed by the withdrawal of the Confederates States from the United States which were in favor of expanding slavery and they claimed it was the state's right. Out of the 34 states that formed the

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    significant events. There were over ten thousand events, fifty of them being major.. These battles stretched across twenty-three states and caused over half a million casualties. America was divided between the confederates and union. One of these events started in Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The Confederate States of America were a chain of eleven southern states that separated from the union. It began with Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas. The Battle

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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

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    Abraham Lincoln, the president of the United States of America, had a difficult job. Not only did this man strive to unite the country once again, he also had the responsibility of deciding the fate of Jefferson Davis, the former president of the Confederate States of America. Many Northerns believed Jefferson should at least be imprisoned, if not put to death for his actions. Southerners, on the other hand, viewed Davis as a hero and could not bear the thought of their hero being punished. Wanting

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    The Confederate Flag has been around since the nineteenth century. It was used by the Confederate Army to show that they unite under a different union, and not the one that will bind our nation as a whole. In the articles: “Executive Order Banning Confederate Flags, Memorabilia,” “Ban Backlash: Confederate Flag Backers Ready to Battle,” and “Everybody Has Suddenly Noticed Confederate Flag is Widely Available.” it is illustrated that the ideas about how the Confederate Flag are being used today as

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    northern and southern states were unable to see eye to eye. Both sides had different point of views regarding slavery issues. After the election of Lincoln, many southerner’s states were fed up and decided to secede the Union. These seceded states were known as the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. The formation of the seceded states led to a bloody battle between Americans on their own soil at the dispense of their citizens. The Confederate States of America was formed in February

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    Noah Landis Mrs. Powell 4/22/16 College Composition The Confederate Battle Flag Controversy Politicians throughout the United States are debating whether or not the Confederate flag should be allowed to be on the Mississippi state flag. The flag is the center of much controversy. People argue that the Confederate flag is a symbol of racism and hate and that it should not be allowed to be used in public places let alone on a state flag. While others will argue that it is a piece of history and that

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