The confederate states of america (csa or cs), commonly referred to as the confederacy and the south, was an unrecognized country in north america that existed from 1861 to 1865. Look away is william c davis' social, and mainly, political history of the confederate states of america davis explores the reasons the confederacy came about, how it's government and constitution were framed (and by whom), and how that government and society worked (and largely failed to work.
A look at the history and adoption of the confederate states of america (1348 words, 6 pages) confederate states of america, the name adopted by the federation of 11 slave holding southern states of the united states that seceded from the union and were arrayed against the national government during the american civil war. The question here is did the confederate states of america ever officially adopt william t thompson's descriptions of the csa national flag thompson's editorials would have you believe they did thompson's editorials would have you believe they did.
The best-known confederate flag, however, was the battle flag, the familiar southern cross it was carried by confederate troops in the field which were the vast majority of forces under the confederacy. Tag: confederate states of america finding meaning in the flag: birth of a symbol to do this, we must look at the history of flags within the confederate nation upon its creation in 1861, the confederate nation immediately set out to design a new flag very quickly after its adoption as the national flag, generals began complaining. Perhaps nowhere more so than in a widespread truth about confederate history article itself as the confederate states of america months of the adoption of the “blood-stained banner.
Adoption of state flag desecration statutes — by the late 1800's an organized flag protection movement was born in reaction to perceived commercial and political misuse of the flag after supporters failed to obtain federal legislation, illinois, pennsylvania, and south dakota became the first states to adopt flag desecration statutes. A brief history of the confederate flags by david g sansing the six southern states of south carolina, mississippi, georgia, alabama, louisiana, and florida met february 4, 1861, in convention at montgomery, alabama, and established the confederate states of america. Confederate states of america, also called confederacy, in the american civil war, the government of 11 southern states that seceded from the union in 1860–61, carrying on all the affairs of a separate government and conducting a major war until defeated in the spring of 1865.
In an upper corner a blue box contained seven stars, for the seven states that constituted the whole of the confederacy at the time it was designed eventually, it would have 11 stars, including one each for kentucky and missouri though those states never seceded from the union.