The Confederacy had some advantages in the Civil War.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy did not respond to a request for comment.
The Confederacy, of which Texas had been a part, had emphatically rejected the Declaration’s language about equality.
The Vrijji confederacy is often said to have been the world’s first republic.
Later the confederacy included some tribes as far south as present-day Delaware.
Within the confederacy they were considered to be the “keepers of the eastern door.”
The Native Americans called the Onondaga were one of the five original nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.
The Iroquois Confederacy was the most elaborate political organization among the Northern American Indians.
Some historians argue that the Confederacy would have been more successful in the West with Johnston in command.
A prominent example was an alliance known as the Wendat Confederacy, which comprised several Huron bands and the Tionontati.
The confederacy had been formed by and named for a powerful chief, Powhatan, shortly before the colonial settlement of Jamestown in 1607.
The Lost Cause argued that the Confederacy never fought to preserve slavery, and that it was never truly defeated on the battlefields of glory.
They generally took their name from the most powerful member tribe—for example, the Iroquois Confederacy and the Creek Confederacy.
They were part of the Abenaki Confederacy, a group of Algonquian-speaking tribes allied in mutual hostility against the Iroquois Confederacy.
They had this whole narrative where the Confederacy was this multiracial paradise where hundreds of thousands of black Confederates fought for the Confederacy.
Efforts to take down public flags or monuments associated with the Confederacy are being renewed in communities like New Orleans; Tampa, Fla.; Austin, Tex.; and Stone Mountain, Ga.
Two of the major alliances in the area were the Huron confederacy (which included the Wendat alliance) and the Five Tribes (later Six Tribes), or Iroquois Confederacy.
The Virginia chapter of the U.D.C. has a collection of conciliatory and even pro-Confederacy remarks made by President Theodore Roosevelt, a New Yorker, on a Web page that was updated just a few weeks ago.
Although conflicts between the Iroquois Confederacy and neighbouring tribes certainly antedated colonization, it is equally certain that the confederacy increased its raiding activity during the ensuing centuries.
On Thursday morning, Representative Bennie Thompson, Democrat of Mississippi, brought a measure to the House floor calling for the removal of any state flags that feature the “Southern Cross” of the Confederacy from areas maintained by the House where flags are displayed, saying that “it is an uncontroverted fact that symbols of the Confederacy offend and insult many members of the general public who use the hallways of Congress each day.”
- a union of political organizations
- a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
- a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act
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On Thursday morning Representative Bennie Thompson Democrat of Mississippi brought a measure to the House floor calling for the removal of any state flags that feature the Southern Cross of the Confederacy from areas maintained by the House where flags are displayed saying that it is an uncontroverted fact that symbols of the Confederacy offend and insult many members of the general public who use the hallways of Congress each day