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The American Civil War Begins

This week marks the anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The bloodiest war in American history began on April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces, under the command of General P.G.T. 479 more words


Confederate flag flies next to NCAA arena in South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A large Confederate flag is flying from the top of a parking garage next to the arena that’s hosting two men’s NCAA tournament second-round games Sunday evening. 496 more words


February 4

1861: The Confederate States of America (CSA)  is formed. South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas voted to create a government separate from that of the United States of America. 543 more words


Finding Meaning in the Flag: Birth of a Symbol

This post is the second in a series about the Confederate flag in history, memory, and culture. It offers one Fellow’s individual perspective as she investigates different sources and opinions. 1,433 more words

Bringing History To Life

The 155-Year Protest of the U.S. Government's Rejection of the Confederacy Versus the 2016 Protests of the President-Elect

In the months leading up to the presidential election, some Trump supporters began flying a version of the Confederate Flag bearing Trump’s name.

BY AUSTIN SMITH… 548 more words