Examples of confederacy in a Sentence
a confederacy of native tribes
the last state to join the Confederacy
Recent Examples of confederacy from the Web
Forrest was a general in the confederacy, a slave owner and a leader in the Ku Klux Klan.
And not everybody in the South was in favor of the confederacy.
And yet the Trump administration has constantly and repeatedly fallen all over themselves to lionize the confederacy and its heroes.
Durham, N.C. (AP) -- Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.
Yet Mr. Northam has little appetite to make Virginia’s counties and cities uproot their memorials to the Confederacy and says the decision should remain up to the localities.
His father, a druggist, was the town's mayor and negotiated with Union troops as the war broke badly for the Confederacy.
In recent years, state legislatures and city governments beyond Virginia have been forced to respond to the demands of activists who insist that tributes to the Confederacy have no place in 21st-century public space.
But to love the Confederacy is to side with murderers, rapists, child abusers and thieves.
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CONFEDERACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of confederacy for English Language Learners
: a group of people, countries, organizations, etc., that are joined together in some activity or effort
the Confederacy : the group of 11 southern states that separated themselves from the U.S. during the American Civil War
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