Confederate Monuments Of Confederacy

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Monuments of Confederacy The Confederate monuments should be a thing of the past and torn down. “The statues were built to honor the Confederacy and maintain the idea that whites are superior to other races.”(Landrieu, 2) Statutes are not designed to simply remember our history, but the statues purpose is to honor and venerate the person or idea it represents. These statues honor the idea that slavery was ok. That rebelling against freedom for all is the right thing to do. That is not ok. “These monuments could be used as places to mourn our past of slavery and segregation. Instead, they praise it. They are an inaccurate representation of our past, an insult to our present and a ad suggestion for our future.”(Landrieu, 2) The monuments that
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