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Re: CSA Website (This is so retarded...)
« Reply #30 on: May 05, 2009, 09:12:23 pm »

If I recall correctly, Texas and Florida were not member states, but Kentucky and Missouri were. Of course, I haven't brushed up on my Civil War history since about 15+ years ago, so my memory is quite possibly fuzzy on the matter.

No, Florida and Texas were member states. Kentucky and Missouri were officially not member states, though the CSA claimed them to be member states. (In other words, you have it rather backwards.)
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Re: CSA Website (This is so retarded...)
« Reply #31 on: May 05, 2009, 11:11:48 pm »

Interesting.

As I understand it the CSA were: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,
Alabama, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Virginia.

If I recall correctly, Texas and Florida were not member states, but Kentucky and Missouri were. Of course, I haven't brushed up on my Civil War history since about 15+ years ago, so my memory is quite possibly fuzzy on the matter.

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I'd bet Mississippi would revolt and revive the CSA. They easily support their current flag. Look familiar?

If I'm not mistaken, Mississippi is notorious for being racist.

It's probably a tossup between Mississippi and Alabama for the most racist state, though many others are vying for that #3 spot. Not to mention that if you look at quite a few of the former CSA member states, many of them either currently have or fairly recently changed from flag designs that feature the Confederate motif prominently.

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The federal government should improve the education system. That is the only real solution. Throw all superstition and non-democratic ways out of the window while they're still young. Unfortunately, it seems like some people would not let that happen.

The problem is this: The states that are most poorly educated are also the poorest monetarily, because their people are the poorest monetarily. Without money, you can't improve schooling, and without improving schooling, you can't improve the education they provide, and if you can't provide better education, then the students are not likely to wind up better off than their parents. And so, the vicious cycle continues.

As an aside, it's probably no coincidence that Mississippi is #50 of 50 in education in the US, especially in reference to the above remarks about racism.

Then again, all the education in the world can't stop parents from spewing hate and spreading those beliefs to their children, which is the real reason why racism persists today.

 Usually it's inner-city, not rural districts that have the worst education. So it's probably not the racists that make that list, but the people that the racists don't like.
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