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“Accomplice memorials are unfold over 31 states plus the District of Columbia. Which is far more than the 11 Accomplice states of the Civil Conflict? However inform me once more about how that is about “Southern Historical past” and never greed and white supremacy.
To not point out, nearly all of these monuments weren’t erected instantly after the Civil Conflict however as an alternative had been constructed between the 1890s and 1950s, precisely throughout the period of Jim Crow segregation.
The most important spike of Accomplice monuments being erected was between 1900 and the 1920s. For context, the Confederacy misplaced the civil struggle in 1865 and solely existed for 4 years.”
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