In a forthcoming essay at du bois review titled racial prejudice, southern heritage, and white support for the confederate battle flag, political scientists logan strother, spencer piston, and thomas ogorzale examine how the confederate flag became a symbol of the post-world war ii south. The drive-by truckers' patterson hood called for the end of the confederate flag and urged a reclamation of the south's arts tradition in a new essay. Update: you know you've made a good argumentand hit a nervewhen somebody responds by repeatedly calling your post trash, but never tries to refute the argument a couple more interesting essays have come to light concerning the confederate flag debate: bruce levine's the confederate flag. In columbia, sc, across the street from the state capitol, sits a basement bar called the whig today, we learn how the patrons of this beloved dive helped stage the protests that finally brought down the confederate flag. In the first paragraph he mostly provides the background with claims made by pro -flag groups of the reason why the flag should stay flying foner writes, “the confederate flag, they tell us, represents not slavery but local identity, a way of life and respect for “heritage”(par 1) he uses the claims made by the pro-flag groups.
The calls for removing the confederate battle flag in south carolina and my experiences as vice president for student affairs at clemson university might not seem to have much in common but in the world of real-life leadership and teachable moments, the two are curiously intertwined although i've lived. The most recognizable graphic symbol to emerge from the american civil war was a flag bearing a star-studded blue diagonal cross on a field of red show that symbol to most americans (and even to many non-americans) and they will identify it as “the confederate flag,” “the confederate battle flag,” or the “stars and bars. Flags related to the civil war the modern us confederate flag.
Essay the confederate flag and the meaning of southern history by kevin thornton for most of this century, public memory in the south has cherished the noble lost cause the confederate monument in yazoo city, mississippi, erected in 1909 by the local united daughters of the confederacy, tells the story in one. The confederate flag: essay the confederate flag today is often viewed as a symbol of racism and hate associated with slavery and hate groups such as the ku klux klan and white power skinheads but what a person chooses to believe in as a symbol does not reflect what another might believe.
Read this full essay on persuasive essay: the confederate flag as a symbol of hate by: lee a zitodriving around i notice many different bumper stickers on. I've lived 55 years in the south, and i grew up liking the confederate flag the confederacy – and the slavery that spawned it – was also one big con job on the southern, white, working class a con job this essay originally appeared in the richmond times-dispatch and is reprinted with permission. The confederate flag essays it has been a constant debate over should the confederate flag be flown on the state house dome in south carolina the confederate flag was first flown to show the secession of south carolina from the union south carolina seceded from the union on the grounds that tari.