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    Confederate

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    The issue of the Confederate flag has created one of our countries age long debates. It stems from its presence during the Civil War; where it represented the Confederate states, all of which supported slavery. According to many the Civil war was fought in order to end slavery in the United States, so accordingly, to those the flag represents a past of slavery that they would much rather forget. In opposition to those who feel this way about the Confederate flag, others see it as just a symbol of

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    Confederates Who Rose O'Neal Greenhow sent coded reports about the Federal invasion from the Potomac to Jordan in July 1861. Dressed as a farm girl, Bettie Duvall, passed the Union sentinels at the Chain Bridge near Washington. Then she rode Fairfax Courthouse in Virginia to pass a message to Confederate officers. Major Myer completed the The Confederate Signal Corps in August 1862. The Confederate Signal Corps made an intelligence operation named the Secret Service Bureau. It was directed

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    the platform that gave rise to Confederate Nationalism. Since the outbreak of the Civil War, various writers of all stripes have attempted to chronicle the history of the Confederate States. In the four short years that the Civil War raged on, the Southern people endeavored to define themselves and establish a national identity. In periods of crisis people reveal themselves; the chaotic atmosphere created by the Civil War facilitated the establishment of Confederate Nationalism. Historians have argued

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    The Confederate Flag

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    The Confederate Flag On January 1992 the NAACP put in affect a boycott on South Carolina to pressure the state to remove the Confederate flag off of its Statehouse in Columbia. The boycott is what initially brought life to this issue. The NAACP’s removal request is based on the fact that they, the anti-flag groups, claim that the meaning of the Confederate flag is one of hate and discrimination. On the other hand, there are other groups that believe differently whom are called the pro-flag groups

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    The Confederate States of America 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

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    The Confederate Flag Dispute

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    The Confederate Flag Dispute The start of the Confederate flag controversy was due to the request of the NAACP to remove the flag off of South Carolina’s Statehouse. This request is based on the fact that they, the anti-flag groups, claim that the meaning of the Confederate flag is one of hate and discrimination. On the other hand, there are other groups that believe differently whom are called the pro-flag groups. They claim that the flag is a sign of heritage and should stay on the Statehouse

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    while walking 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

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    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

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    Confederate Flag

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    The Man Behind the Flag, Robert E. Lee Did you know that the first amendment of the United States Constitution allows for the Confederate flag to be freely displayed? Did you also know about the outstanding leadership abilities that General Lee possessed? The Confederate flag, also known as the “Stars and Bars,” is commonly mistaken as an “evil” monster that promotes hatred and racism. With recent events, such as the Charleston, North Carolina shooting, the flag has been scrutinized. This flag

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    Gettysburg: The Confederate Tragedy

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    Gettysburg: The Confederate Tragedy In the summer of 1863, the United States was sharply divided in a brutal civil war. The Union army of the northern states was pitted against the Confederate army of the separatist southern states in what would prove to be the bloodiest war that the nation has ever been involved in. That summer was especially harsh on both sides. The casualty lists were extremely lengthy as the two sides faced off in some of the deadliest engagements of the war. The summer

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