Anonymous asked:

no the confederacy was a group of states who were pissed off about their right to OWN OTHER PEOPLE being threatened. the south threatened secession when it became apparent that California could be admitted as a free state, tipping the current balance of free and slave states in the union which made the abolition of slavery inevitable. The southern states attempted to leave the union to continue the practice of slavery. The confederate flag has always represented racism read a history textbook k

New York had slaves until a few years after the war ended. Also many states prevented ex-slaves from moving into them, hence why the Underground Railroad ended in Canada. Read something other than your biased high school history text books. #byefelicia

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