Slavery And The Confederacy

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In addition, the historical neglect of slavery is used as a tool in for white supremacy. Through ignorance, Americans show a common theme of showing pride in their heritage of the Confederacy and fail to see the bigger picture of it. They buy and wear merchandise such as flags, shirts, hoodies, hats, etc… proudly, with the incomprehension of the damage it is doing. We have failed to properly display the Confederacy as the villain, or even to show that the preservation of slavery was the reason for the Confederacy to secede from the Union in the first place. Where slavery has mostly been condemned, the defenders in history have not been condemned but instead have their actions be viewed as a part of American history. For example, Confederate

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