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noun as in coalition

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Despite their size, these confederacies did not hold elections in which individuals voted for representatives to a central governing body.

The United Daughters of the Confederacy would give these warm-hearted appraisals of the Christmas experience of the South’s enslaved peoples.

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Their priority was not to lose the states of the old Confederacy.

They are physical manifestations of this long history, that goes back in this particular case to the early 20th century, nostalgia for the Lost Cause and the Confederacy.

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Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy, summed up the Southern attitude in his 1861 Cornerstone Speech.

They severed the last railroad lifeline into Atlanta, making the Citadel of the Confederacy as it was touted no longer tenable.

And it is a situation impossible to brush under the carpet because the Confederacy transformed the Union.

But that bold suggestion went nowhere with the politicians, who stalled until the idea, along with the Confederacy, was dead.

While the dream of the Confederacy was kept alive, the men on the battlefield on both sides perished by the tens of thousands.

They were ready to adopt the most energetic measures to repel the interference of this armed confederacy.

The major objective of the Federal government became a clearcut one, namely, to capture Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy.

The magnificent courage and fervor of the Virginians as members of the Confederacy will always be cherished by posterity.

They relate to the culpable remissness of these Knoxville leaders in failing to volunteer in the cause of the Confederacy.

And this is the boasted liberty of the press in the Southern Confederacy!


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confederacy, such as: alliance, bond, compact, confederation, conspiracy, and covenant.

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