November 24, 2020

Honoring Our Confederate Heritage & Virtues

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Letter to the editor: Seek compromise on monuments

The summary of this article is complex. There are multiple factors of this article, and its a little all over the place. The civil war and slavery were brought up and then historians and statues, and their significance. I believe the main summary for this article is the neutrality of this nation and how we need to come to a consensus about the statues and possibly put them into a museum for historians. It also touched base on racial issues in this country.

Key Takeaways:

  • Racial tensions have resurfaced over Confederate monuments. An agreeable compromise is in order. However, any plaque or historical statement should be under the supervision of authentic historians, not politicians wishing to make a political point.
  • The causes of the War Between the States or the Civil War were complicated; but it cannot be denied that one cause related to arguments over which territories would permit slavery
  • Today we should seek compromises about the monuments; but truth, not fiction. The considerations above should inform the conversation regarding proper displays of confederate memorabilia.

“However, any plaque or historical statement should be under the supervision of authentic historians, not politicians wishing to make a political point.”