Confederates in the attic - Confederates in the attic 1 2 Resurgence of anti-federal hostility and racial separatism Case of Freddie Morrow(black

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Confederates in the attic 1. Resurgence of anti-federal hostility and racial separatism. 2. Case of Freddie Morrow (black) killing Michael Westermann (white). Westermann was treated as a Confederate hero afterwards, and inducted into the KKK after his death. Controversy: The right of southerners to display the Confederate flag. In this chapter, set in Kentucky, he witnesses Klan rallies and calls for race war- sparked by Westermann’s killing. 3. “The Only Living Confederate Widow”- William Jasper Martin, widow’s veteran husband, was a deserter. 4. Hardcore Reenactors- Robert Hodge…”bloating” on the battlefield (ability to look like a dead, bloated corpse). The hardcore reenactors don’t just live out the scenes of battles, they stay in character through the night and even in what they eat/how they dress. “Farb”- the term hardcores use to put down other less committed reenactors. 5. “Wargasm”- The 1860s are compared to the 1960s by Civil War buffs. The attitude manifests itself in a

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