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- adj. Of or relating to the Confederate States of America.
- adj. Of or relating to the political movement in favour of Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.
- n. A supporter or resident of the Confederate States of America.
- n. A supporter of Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.
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(We learn from it, we don't re-write it because it offends someone), Slavery came with us when our Ancestors left England, Slavery wasn't just the cause that made this country split between North and South, (do your History again.) so every time the word Confederate is heard or the Confederate Flag is see it becomes racist, don't you think its time to move on??
Alabama, adopted a Constitution, and set up a government which they called the Confederate States of America, electing Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, President, and Alexander H. Stephens, of Georgia,
Mississippi, Georgia and both Carolinas call it Confederate Memorial day; but Mississippi observes it on the last Monday of April, Alabama on the fourth Monday of April (whenever it falls), and Georgia on April 26.
Ditto for anyone trafficking in Confederate nostalgia as a political strategy.
Not mentioning slavery in Confederate History Month declaration is a bit more than an "omission".
What does he expect that the whole state walks around with Confederate flags and dress in Confederate army uniforms with parades and everything?!?!?
First thing that pops into my head when someone says Confederate is slavery.
What everyone calls the Confederate flag, was the Battle Flag of Northern Virginia.
Several Southern states continue to set aside a special day for honoring the Confederate dead, which is usually called Confederate Memorial Day:
Delegates of the seven seceding states met at Montgomery, Ala., and formed a provisional government, taking the name Confederate States of America.
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