confederacy : Definition, Usages, News and More

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confederacy

kuhn fe duh ruh see

  • n  the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  • n  a union of political organizations
  • n  a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
  • n  a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act

  • When a true genius appears you shall know him by this sign, that the Dunces are all in confederacy against him.
News & Articles

  • Running With Scissors is at its absurd best with Southern Gothic 'Hell's Belles'
    This 'comic cocktail of the Confederacy' becomes a hearty dose of Southern Gothic, with a splash of Grand Guignol excess, resulting in an over-the-top journey of laughs.
    June 11, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Chief Ellison speaks at Patriots’ Celebration
    On Saturday, June, 1, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the George L. Smith Room of the Franklin Memorial Library, Emanuel Rangers Chapter No. 2318 United Daughters of the Confederacy sponsored a program, “A Patriots’ Celebration,” to honor veterans and public servants. A massive arrangement of white Queen
    June 11, 2013 - The Swainsboro Forest-Blade
  • Military Service Awards presented by Emanuel Rangers
    Emanuel Rangers Chapter No. 2318, United Daughters of the Confederacy, presented Military Service Awards during a Patriots’ Celebration on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the George L. Smith Room of the Franklin Memorial Library, Swainsboro.
    June 7, 2013 - The Swainsboro Forest-Blade
Quotes

  • George Wallace in Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
    Today I have stood, where once Jefferson Davis stood, and took an oath to my people,Wallace said. "It is very appropriate then that from this Cradle of the Confederacy, this very Heart of the Great Anglo-Saxon Southland, that today we...
  • John McCain in The South Florida Times
    Some view it as a symbol of slavery. Others view it as a symbol of heritage,John McCain said of the flag. "Personally, I see the battle flag as a symbol of heritage. I have ancestors who have fought for the Confederacy, none of whom owned...

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