Confederacy

[n] - the 11 southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
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Confederacy

In US history, popular name for the Confederate States of America, the government established by 7 (later 11) Southern states in February 1861 when they seceded from the Union, precipitating the...
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Confederacy

Con·fed'er·a·cy noun ; plural Confederacies . [ From Confederate , adjective ] 1. A league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance. « The friendships of the world are oft Confederacies ...
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Confederacy

Confederate States noun the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
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Confederacy

• (n.) A combination of two or more persons to commit an unlawful act, or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. See Conspiracy. • (n.) A league or compact between two or more persons, bodies of men, or states, for mutual support or common action; alliance. • (n.) The persons, bodies, states, or nations united by a league; a confedera...
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Confederacy

Confederacy, name commonly given to the Confederate States of America(1861–65), the government established by the Southern states of the United States after their secession from the Union. (For the events leading up to secession and for the military operations of the Confederacy in the conflic...
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Confederacy

An agreement between two or more states or nations by which they unite for their mutual protection and good. This term is applied to such agreement between two independent nations, but it is also used to signify the union of different states of the same nation, as in the confederacy of the states.
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Confederacy

In US history, popular name for the Confederate States of America, the government established by 7 (later 11) Southern states in February 1861 when they seceded from the Union, precipitating the American Civil War. Richmond, Virginia, was the capital, and Jefferson Davis the president. The Confederacy fell after its army was defeated in 1865 and Ge...
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