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Confederate States

The South Seemed Pretty Sure It Was Fighting for Slavery

Larry Womack | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Larry Womack

It is only very recently, as the debate over the confederate flag has been renewed, that I have come to realize just how deeply the myth that the Civil War wasn't really about slavery has taken root.

Republicans Control All 11 Confederate States For First Time Since Reconstruction

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari & Ryan Grim | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

On Monday, Virginia Republicans snatched control of the state Senate after reportedly bribing state Sen. Phillip P. Puckett (D) out of office, flippin...

Petition Takes Aim At Confederate Memorial

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

It might be a well-known symbol of the state of Georgia, but a new online petition started by an Atlanta man seeks to have the Confederate Memorial Ca...