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2017-AUG: The Nazi/Alt-right/White Nationalist
Rally in Charlottesville, VA and its Impacts
on the Presidency and the Rest of the Nation:

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Hawes Spencer and Sheryl Gay Stolberg, writing for the New York Times, said that:

"... Charlottesville has become a flash point in a debate about how cities across the South should reconcile themselves with their past and, specifically, with the Civil War.": 1

The war was fought between the U.S. Government and the Confederate States of America, between 1861 and 1865. The main point of conflict that triggered the war was whether the national government had the consitutional power to prohibit slavery in those U.S. territories that had not yet become states. Seven states, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Lousiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas originally separated from the Union between 1860-DEC and 1861-MAR. They were joined by Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, by 1861-JUN. All of the states were readmitted into the Union by 1870-JUL. Four other states, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri had previously also legalized slavery but had remained in the Union during the war.


During 2017-APR, the Charlottesville City Council voted narrowly to remove and sell the statue of General Robert E. Lee -- a General in the 19th Century Civil War -- from Justice Park in the city. The Virginia chapter of the Sons [sic] of Confederate Veterans During the next month, a circuit court judge issued a six-month injunction


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  1. Hawes Spencer & Sheryl Gay Stolberg, "White Nationalists March on University of Virginia," New York Times, 2017-AUG-11, at:
  2. "The Confederate States of America," Fact Monster, 2017, at:
  3. "Trump Fails To Condemn White Supremacists In Charlottesville," First to Know, 2017-AUG-14, at:

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