You wouldn’t expect to see the Confederate flag in California. It was not a Confederate state in the Civil War. This talks about the flag and that state, though, so you can read this to find out the correlation. It’s a flag which has created a lot of controversy of late and stories about it tend to spark debate.
- Calexit is an idea that has heated up more since Trump’s election.
- In a move reminiscent of the Civil War, some Californians support a measure to get California declared its own country.
- California has a unique culture and a disparity between the wealthiest and the poorest, which is not unlike the pre-Civil War south.
““Calexit” supporters brag that they will have enough signatures to qualify for a ballot measure calling for California’s secession from the United States.”