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Current Events: Fact Checks: Is the Confederacy
About Heritage?

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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

After the Confederacy - Legacy

Scholarly Commentary