On the Memory of the Confederacy

Was the Civil War about States rights? Yes. Was the Civil War about slavery? Also yes, it was about a State’s right to allow slavery. Would the Civil War still occured if the practice of slavery was banned with at the writing of the US Constitution? Possible, but unlikely. The stain of slavery will never leave nor be forgotten within this country, but we should also remember with disdain the former Confederacy because they were traitors.

Very few people remember the struggle and agony that the United States went through to not only unify the 13 original colonies in their…