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Confederate History Month should be taught in schools that want to celebrate it

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Started: 3/17/2014 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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bettabreeder

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I belive Confederate History Month should be taught in schools with Confederate background or want to share the story on the South. If you disagree and want to debate please do as con stating Confederate History Month should not be taught in schools.

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MolecularBird06

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Confederate History Month would be a waste of time at schools. The topic of the confederacy is covered during American History. There is no reason why teachers should have to change the curriculum just to do some extra teaching on the confederacy. If students already know about the confederacy why should schools have to teach it. Also what is the point of making space for teaching about the confederacy? If a school wanted to do confederate history month, then they would have to make space in school hours which would force students to lose something.

Celebrate:to observe (a day) or commemorate (an event) with ceremonies or festivities

Also schools are not supposed to celebrate wrong things. If they were to celebrate Confederate History month this would promote slavery. People only celebrate great things like the Fourth of July, not slavery. Promoting Confederate History Month will make slavery look like it was a good thing to kids. Because many kids are influenced at school, celebrating Confederate History Month would make kids think slavery was a good thing.

Also we cannot forget about the Black people of this country. Southerns did barbaric things to them. To celebrate the Confederacy would be like celebrating the Nazis. The wanted to split from the North because they thought they would lose their slaves.

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Debate Round No. 1
bettabreeder

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Thanks for accepting.

Also schools are not supposed to celebrate wrong things.

First of all the Confederacy wasn't wrong it was states' rights and it ment the right of less govermment. Also the United States kept slaves too. But if Also learn about the past we won't repeat it, If every school in America oberved Confederate History Month we could save the future from wars that could spike up. We could find ways to solve problems before we go to war and kill another 600,000 inocent men.

If students already know about the confederacy why should schools have to teach it.

I am a student that is accully learning about the Civil War right now and they know nothing, the teachers learn it wrong then the kids learn it from the history. We should have a month that we could bring in a SCV or a Confederate renacotor for them to teach the kids Confedeate History the right way.

Also we cannot forget about the Black people of this country.

The Confederate States of America freed her slaves in 1863 to let them fight in the army, three years before the United States. So all races can relate or trace their history back to the Confederacy.

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MolecularBird06

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You're Welcome :)

"First of all the Confederacy wasn't wrong it was states' rights and it ment the right of less govermment. Also the United States kept slaves too. But if Also learn about the past we won't repeat it, If every school in America oberved Confederate History Month we could save the future from wars that could spike up. We could find ways to solve problems before we go to war and kill another 600,000 inocent men."

The Northern States did not support it, and slavery was banned because of the North (I do know that some slave states supported the North though).The Confederacy practiced slavery, this is the main reason why the South attempted to break away, in the North slavery was illegal. How could observing Confederate History month prevent war? This makes no sense to me. First of all how is celebrating a sinful nation supposed to do anything. We CANNOT celebrate sinful things like SLAVERY. What comes after Confederate History Month, Nazi History Month? Celebrating Confederate History Month would send the message that the Confederacy did the right thing by attempting to keep slavery. What we should celebrate is Union History Month, this would send the message that together we stand and that slavery was wrong. We already learn about the Civil War as Americans, everyone who lives here knows about it. We already teach problem solving at schools without Confederate History Month, we don't need it.

"I am a student that is accully learning about the Civil War right now and they know nothing, the teachers learn it wrong then the kids learn it from the history. We should have a month that we could bring in a SCV or a Confederate renacotor for them to teach the kids Confedeate History the right way."

Me too, I'm doing a project on Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, brilliant general, but I wish he fought for the North. What I'm trying to saw is that we don't need a Confederate History Month, it is stupid and pointless. We cannot say that slavery was right. Also teachers normally go over both sides, not just say that the Confederacy was wrong, my teacher talked about what why the South left because that caused the War. The South didn't do anything major in the few years it existed. All it did was take the constitution and change t to say slavery was great and should not be banned.

"The Confederate States of America freed her slaves in 1863 to let them fight in the army, three years before the United States. So all races can relate or trace their history back to the Confederacy."

The Confederacy only released slaves to fight in their army, not for any other reason. Also this did not happen until 1865 three weeks before the end of the war when the South was extremely desperate. Confederate Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne proposed enlisting slaves. When Confederate President Jefferson Davis heard the suggestion, Ash wrote, he "not only rejected the idea but also ordered that the subject be dropped and never discussed again in the army." This change of this opinion happened only when the Southern Army was annihilated.

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Debate Round No. 2
bettabreeder

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The Northern States did not support it, and slavery was banned because of the North (I do know that some slave states supported the North though).The Confederacy practiced slavery, this is the main reason why the South attempted to break away,

States like Delaware didn't abolish slavery or didn't even think of secession into the CSA. Delaware was full of abolish but wouldn't abolish it.

First of all how is celebrating a sinful nation supposed to do anything. We CANNOT celebrate sinful things like SLAVERY.

Its funny how you are saying we fought over slavery when your sources that you gave me on Civil War myths stated that it was not and fought over saving the Union. The Nazis were full of hate as the Confederacy fought to have a nation of their own rights. The Confederacy couldn't do anything major. It only lasted 5 years! The South let Native Americans fight for their army without any reason.

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MolecularBird06

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Debate Round No. 3
bettabreeder

Pro

He did good just sad he had to FF
MolecularBird06

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Debate Round No. 4
bettabreeder

Pro

I might of won
MolecularBird06

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MolecularBird06 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by bettabreeder 3 years ago
bettabreeder
@Iamaconfederate OMG yes I never thought of that
Posted by 78iamhere 3 years ago
78iamhere
I used to believe in that whole racist Confederate thing, but after forming my own opinion on the matter, I now believe in the polar opposite. What most people don't realize is that the Civil Rights Movement NEVER really stood for Civil Rights. It violated more rights than in created. Look at the 1964 Civil Rights Act. It specifically violated the rights of business owners by commanding them not to discriminate against minorities when they INCREASED the size pf gov't and gave the gov't unlawful jurisdiction over businesses. It has brought about a Fear in white people that keeps them from being proud of their heritage. I thought Civil Rights was about equality for all? Or so I thought.
In addition, The Civil Rights movement brought about the Hate crimes laws. do those sound familiar to Christians? They should. Because hate crimes laws are used today in parts of Europe and Canada to persecute Christians for speaking about the love of Jesus to Gays and Muslims. So the Civil Rights Movement is nothing but a bunch of Christian persecutors whose sole purpose is to violate white people's civil liberties in the name of civil liberties. That makes no sense to me at all.
Posted by Iamaconfederate 3 years ago
Iamaconfederate
It shouldn't be taught in schools because they will give a Yankee version of the "racist confederacy".
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