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Current Events: Fact Checks: Is the Confederacy
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What was the Confederate States of America really about?

Was the Confederacy just about states' rights?

Is it possible to value the Confederacy solely because of the "heritage"?

Sources below help answer the questions.

The Confederacy itself - Primary Sources

Teaching Hard History

A resource from the SPLC.

After the Confederacy - Legacy

Scholarly Commentary