Confederate States


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Noun1.Confederate States - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861Confederate States - the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
slave state - any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
Missouri, Show Me State, MO - a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union
NC, North Carolina, Old North State, Tar Heel State - a state in southeastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies
Palmetto State, SC, South Carolina - a state in the Deep South; one of the original 13 colonies
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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If a single member should attempt to usurp the supreme authority, he could not be supposed to have an equal authority and credit in all the confederate states.
Should a popular insurrection happen in one of the confederate states the others are able to quell it.
The site marks the place where Confederate States President, Jefferson Davis, was captured in 1865.
Between that army and the capital of the Confederate States of America, an outnumbered Confederate force did all in its feeble power to resist—but all it could do was slow, not stop, the juggernaut.
Scott Bell is descended from a member of the 43rd Mississippi Volunteer Infantry of the Confederate States of America.
The story focuses on Newton Knight, who rose up in armed rebellion against the Confederate States of America.
II) Despite the efforts of Yankee skippers to try and stop Rebel blockade runners, a surprising amount of materiel was imported to the Confederate States from Great Britain.
As indicated by the above North American map, given away at the commencement of the war to subscribers of The Illustrated London News, the 23 Union states which formed the 'North'--shown in a darker red--had significantly more resources to draw upon than the 11 breakaway Confederate states in the South--shown in lighter red.
Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederate States, said this about slavery: "What God sanctioned in the Old Testament, and permitted in the New, cannot be a sin.
This excellent biography of Abraham Lincoln is completed with a map of the United States in 1861 showing Union states, Union territories, and Confederate states, the text of the Gettysburg Address, a biographical timeline of the life of President Lincoln, and fascinating facts and famous quotes from Abraham Lincoln.
Further incidents have stoked the fire, including the mass shooting at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, South Carolina, carried out by a white supremacist who had previously posed with the Rebel flag of the Confederate states.
A Confederate Biography is the story of the CSS Shenandoah, a cruiser in service to the Confederate States during the American Civil War.

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