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Congressman Clay Speaks Out on Local, National Issues

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Congressman Lacy Clay is pitching his own unique plan for dealing with the controversial statue in Forest Park that depicts a Confederate soldier going off to the Civil War. 240 more words

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In case anyone thought it was about furniture sales and barbecues…

Memorial Day is a unique moment to honor a very specific type of Americans: those who have died, either in the service of our nation or after a career of military duty. 562 more words

Removing statues won’t change history

“We shouldn’t honor the dishonorable Confederate cause, but we can’t just erase our history.”

A Democrat from Virginia acknowledges that moving statues of various leaders, including those from the Civil War era, is counterproductive.

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History

Why anyone who defends the Confederate Flag missed the part in history class about this thing called the Civil War

Confederates were not Americans. They actually, straight up, made their own flag so that they could not be Americans anymore; for anyone who doesn’t know, that was the whole point of the Civil War- for the confederacy to secede from the United States. 139 more words

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Erasing History is Hatred

To pretend the past never happened is to forget our history. To willfully advocate for its destruction is to hate ourselves and our identity.

The level of hatred and fanaticism leveled by a vocal few at the remaining public displays related to the Confederacy is sad and disappointing. 466 more words

Cultural Analysis

Official Records Of The Union And Confederate Navies Online Games

Official records of the union and confederate navies online games

Full text of “Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion” See other formats The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. 406 more words

New Orleans: The Confederate monument of Robert E. Lee is the last to go

On Friday, the final Confederate statue was removed from Lee Circle in New Orleans. This is the fourth and final statue that theNew Orleans City Council in 2015 voted to remove the Confederate landmarks. 461 more words

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