History Film / CSATheConfederateStatesOfAmerica

30th Apr '16 10:42:51 AM zarpaulus
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** Judah P. Benjamin really did attempt to bring Britain into the war on the Confederacy's side. However, he overestimated the value of the South's one bargaining chip, their cotton industry, and Britain decided they were better off remaining on good terms with the Union.
30th Apr '16 9:56:19 AM Timjames98
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** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_E._Lee Robert E. Lee]] called for emancipation of the slaves after The Civil War and almost got it through Congress.
** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathan_Bedford_Forrest Nathan Bedford Forrest]] was a [[LeaveNoSurvivors War]] [[SinkTheLifeBoats Criminal]] who killed women and children.
** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judah_P._Benjamin Judah P. Benjamin]] won The Civil War for The Confederacy by successfully convincing Britain and France to support The Confederacy.


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** [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Music/ElvisPresley Elvis Presley]] became a star in Canada by adopting techniques used by black musicians.


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* LaserGuidedKarma: The Confederacy won The Civil War because Britain and France intervened on their behalf. Both of those nations would go on to become bitter rivals with The CSA to the point of declaring a world embargo against them. In other words, Britain and France created their worst enemy.
29th Apr '16 10:33:38 PM Timjames98
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** Justified near the end, when Sherman Foyle outright admits that slavery has always been economically detrimental and that The CSA only practices it for ideological purposes.
29th Apr '16 9:48:36 PM Timjames98
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29th Apr '16 9:47:46 PM Timjames98
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* UngratefulBastards: The Confederacy only won because of assistance from Britain and France, which it only had because of Judah P. Benjamin's negotiations. Within his lifetime, The Confederacy passed The Christian Reform Act which made all non-christian religions illegal, and resulted in the deportation of most of America's Jews (Jews like him).

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The Confederacy only won because of assistance from Britain and France, which it only had because of Judah P. Benjamin's negotiations. Within his lifetime, The Confederacy passed The Christian Reform Act which made all non-christian religions illegal, and resulted in the deportation of most of America's Jews (Jews like him).him).
** The 129th Fighting Bucks, a regiment of slaves, fought for The Confederacy against Japan in the Pacific Theater. Despite these slaves fighting valiantly, [[ILied the CSA refused to deliver on promises of freedom]].
29th Apr '16 9:43:00 PM Timjames98
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* UngratefulBastards: The Confederacy only won because of assistance from Britain and France, which it only had because of Judah P. Benjamin's negotiations. Within his lifetime, The Confederacy passed The Christian Reform Act which made all non-christian religions illegal, and resulted in the deportation of most of America's Jews (Jews like him).
29th Apr '16 9:32:31 PM Timjames98
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** On his deathbed, Jefferson Davis begged Congress to repeal The Christian Reform Act (which would have resulted in the deportation of American's Jewish Population). It is because of this that a small number of Jews were allowed to remain in the CSA ([[TheRes on a Reservation in Long Island]]).

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** On his deathbed, Jefferson Davis begged Congress to repeal The Christian Reform Act (which would have resulted in the deportation of American's Jewish Population). It is because of this that a small number of Jews were allowed to remain in the CSA ([[TheRes ([[TheRez on a Reservation in Long Island]]).
29th Apr '16 9:31:35 PM Timjames98
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* PetTheDog: Occasionally The Confederacy (or significant members of it's leadership) do something good (or at least less horrible).
** When the Civil War is over, Robert E. Lee calls for Emancipation of the slaves. [[CaptainObvious it fails]].
** On his deathbed, Jefferson Davis begged Congress to repeal The Christian Reform Act (which would have resulted in the deportation of American's Jewish Population). It is because of this that a small number of Jews were allowed to remain in the CSA ([[TheRes on a Reservation in Long Island]]).
-->John Ambrose Fontroy II: "The Nation would be better off without those blood-sucking Jews."
-->Jefferson Davis: *grabbed Fontroy by the collar* "Don't you ever forget, sir, that it was [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judah_P._Benjamin a blood-sucking Jew]] who saved this country!"
** As President of The Confederacy, John F. Kennedy tried to Emancipate the slaves. [[HopeSpot He was killed, and his momentum died with him]].


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* WouldHurtAChild: Casey Brown, a runaway slave, murdered her master's three white children.
29th Apr '16 9:01:23 PM Timjames98
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* LastStand: After the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Regiment_Kansas_Volunteer_Infantry_(Colored) First Kansas Volunteers]] refused to surrender, Confederate soldiers under Nathan Bedford Forrest killed all of them [[KickTheDog as well as their wives and children]]. A soldier named Moses Butler was left alive to serve as a warning.


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* NobleDemon: After the Confederacy wins The Civil War, Robert E. Lee called for the Emancipation of the slaves, and almost got it through congress. [[spoiler: John Ambrose Fontroy prevented Lee's efforts from coming to fruition]].


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* RapePillageAndBurn: The Confederates did this to Northern Cities such as Boston and New York. Witnessing this lead [[NobleDemon Robert E. Lee]] to the conclusion that WarIsHell.
21st Apr '16 6:07:32 PM DavidDelony
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* NotSoDifferent: One scene in the film is a news clip about a football game. The Washington Indians (in real life, the ''Redskins'') are playing the New York Niggers (the real-life Giants). Highlights the racist undertones of modern society.

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* NotSoDifferent: One scene in the film is a news clip about a football game. The Washington Indians (in real life, the ''Redskins'') are playing the New York Niggers (the real-life Giants). A disclaimer at the end of the film also points out that the racist products advertised were real, and that slave imagery was still used to sell products such as Uncle Ben's rice and Aunt Jemima syrup. Highlights the racist undertones of modern society.
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