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Confederate States Of America

The film “Confederate States of America” is a quasi-documentary film about the history of an America. Through the eye of a British “documentary” this film takes a satirically, humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at Civil War won by the South. First thing this work is take into consideration are advertisements. The director, Kevin Willmott, cuts the film with some commercials and with a news broadcast. Most of the ads are fake though they make the viewer thrilled, because of their racists...

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Confederate States of America: Rebel Flag

 Confederate States of America: Beauregard Battle Flag Chantell L. Bonham Atwood-Hammond High School Abstract In this research paper I will be discussing the controversies with the Confederate Battle Flag known today as the “Rebel Flag” and the “Beauregard Battle Flag”. In this paper, you will see the National Association of the Advancement for Colored People (NAACP), this is an organization that helps protects colored people’s rights. I went about researching everything...

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Why the Confederate States Seceded

Why the Confederate States Seceded Henry Blackburn ITT Technical Institute Knoxville Professor Clark Introduction This paper sets out to define or shed some light on the possible reasons of the separation of Confederate states from the Union. The North believed the highest power belonged to the federal government while the South believed that each state governed itself, and the question of slavery should be decided by the states not by the federal government. By examining these two points...

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Is the Confederate Flag a Symbol of Racism or Southern Pride?

Isabella Colombo “Is the Confederate Flag a symbol of racism or Southern pride?” When one hears the words red, white, and blue the immediate thought travels to the American flag, but there is another red, white, and blue in the United States; the Confederate flag. There are many conflicting thoughts surrounding the Confederate flag. Is it a symbol or racism because of its historical significance or is it a symbol of “Southern Pride” because the South created it? The Confederate flag is seen as a symbol...

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Confederate Flag's Worth

Confederate Flag’s Worth Flags are familiar symbols and popular with all ages. A flags definition is usually rectangular piece of fabric of distinctive design that is used as a symbol, as a signaling device, or as a decoration. (Alle, pg. 127) Most people today consider the Confederate Flag to be racist but others just see it as a way to say they are proud to be from the South. Have people actually researched what they are saying or are they throwing out what they have heard others say? What...

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The Making of a Confederate

version of the Civil War creates a picture of the North versus the South with the North imposing on the South. However, after reading “The Making of a Confederate” by William L. Barney, one can see that subdivisions existed before the war was declared. The documents analyzed by Barney primarily focus on the experiences of Walter Lenoir, a southern confederate and a member of the planter elite. His experiences tell a vivid story of a passionate and strongly opinioned participant of the Civil War as well...

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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 were large plantations that grew some...

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Unitary Federal and Confederate Government: Advantages and Disadvantages

government is one in which the powers are divided between a central government and several local governments. The United States is an example of a Federal government. A Confederate government is an alliance of independent states. A central agency has the power to handle only those matters assigned to it by the member states. The Confederate States of America was an example of a Confederate government.Unitary governments are often described as centralized governments. It is a government in which all powers...

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Confederate Flag

Where Should the Confederate Flag be Flown? In the past couple of year, there has been a controversial battle over the flying of the Confederate Flag on government buildings. The controversy has really started to stir up in the southern states such as South Carolina, Mississippi, and Georgia. On January 30, 2001, the state of Georgia changed its flag, removing the large Confederate battle cross from the 1956 design and replacing it with the state seal of Georgia. Now, the state of Mississippi...

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Alabama Confederate Flag Controversy

STATE OF ALABAMA Montgomery, Alabama Office of the Legislative Analyst June 21, 1988 MEMORANDUM FOR THE GOVERNOR FROM: [NAME WITHHELD], Legislative Analyst SUBJECT: Flying of Confederate Flag over Capital Building ISSUE: Presentation of analysis for your decision: BACKGROUND: The office of the Governor has received several demands by members representing the state’s chapter of the NAACP to remove the Confederate flag (“flag”). Earlier this year 13 African-American legislators were...

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