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    Time has affected and altered the true meanings behind the Confederate Flag. While the flag’s original meaning was to symbolize the Confederate States’ freedom, from the 1860s to the present day, many new interpretations have surfaced. Some feel the flag symbolizes their heritage and the fallen soldiers who fought for the Confederate States of America. On the other hand, others feel the flag represents racism, white supremacy, and hatred (Briggs). This has been argued because what might be one’s

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    Raising the Confederate Flag 1954's Brown vs. Board of Education case court ruling marked the dawn of desegregation in America. A short time after the sentence, South Carolina replaced their state flag with the Confederate flag, raising it above their statehouse, the Georgia and Mississippi state flags were changed to incorporate the Confederate flag, and Confederate monuments were suddenly built. The brief time period between the two events led many to believe the gesture to be the state of South

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    The Confederate Flag and its Multifarious Meanings Research Paper For generations and generations, the Confederate flag has been a symbol of the Confederate states of America that shows southern pride and heritage to many. It can be seen on bumper stickers, t-shirts, magnets, posters, and even tattoos. To many Americans, it shows respect and is referred to as a memorial piece for all the soldiers of the south who lost their lives in the massive battle of the Civil War. What isn 't apparent right

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    The Confederate Flag There has been a major controversy about whether or not people should be allowed to fly the Confederate flag. Well should they? What does the flag symbolize? What historical value does the flag have? The biggest question people seem to be asking, is the flag a symbol of racism? What does the Confederate flag represent? The flag was a symbol of the South during the Civil War. Also known as the Confederacy and the soldiers were nicknamed the Rebels. The design of the Confederate

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    Many people criticize the Confederate Battle Flag because of its tainted history of racism and slavery. But the truth is the South were not the only colonies to own slaves. In fact, Northern colonies auctioned off slaves in the open market all the way from Philadelphia to Boston and New York. It has even been noted in history that many Union generals and heroes such as Ulysses S. Grant and even Benjamin Franklin owned plenty of slaves. Grant even kept his slaves until right after the 13th amendment

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    Confederate Racism The Confederate flag is a famous symbol of the South’s side in the American Civil War. The controversy surrounding this flag has received a great bit of media attention considering how deeply affected and offended some people have become. Southerners consider themselves to be personally affected. A majority of supporters state that banning the Confederate flag strips them of their heritage, referring to the South’s part in the American Civil War. Persons who do not support the

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    Newsome did something unspeakable; she climbed up the flag pole of the South Carolina state house and removed the wretched Confederate Battle flag that has been swaying in the air since 1961. Many saw this as a social media act for attention, but what I saw was a woman who was desperately trying to get the attention of the ones that can make a difference for a situation that truly needed attention. Although many consider the Confederate Battle Flag to be a symbol of southern pride and heritage, it represents

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    I'll Die for My Confederate Flag

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    "America isn't easy! America is advanced citizenship. You've got to want it bad. Cause it's going to put up a fight. It's going to say, you want free speech? Let's see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil.....Who's standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours. You want to claim this land as the land of the free? Then the symbol of your country cannot just be a flag. The symbol also has to be one of

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    of the flag says, “The Confederate flag symbolizes racial oppression, but also pride in the South for many Southerners. It really is a symbol of the past. Today, it 's about moving forward. We have to kind of be open to the spirit of forgiving. Not embracing its symbolism of hatred, but recognizing its relevance,” said Mayes. You have to be respectful of both sides of the Flag no matter how you view it. To me, after doing all my research into the topic and the re purposed image of the Flag, I feel

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    United States Civil war was a ferocious battle between north and south, the Union versus the Confederacy. The nation was split in two when seven states seceded from the Union for various reasons. A battle flag was created for the Confederacy at this time. The former battle flag of the Confederate States has been viewed as both a good thing and a bad thing to be flown in remembrance of United States history. It is necessary to take into account the true meaning of the Confederate Battle flag, how people's

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