Was Virginia part of the Confederacy?


Was Virginia part of the Confederacy?

Slavery in Virignia:

The first slaves in British North American arrived in the Virginia colony in 1619. Slavery expanded slowly during the rest of the 17th century, but by the time of the American Revolution was firmly entrenched in Virginia's society.

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Yes, Virginia was part of the Confederacy. The Confederacy was formed on February 4, 1861 in Montgomery, Alabama. At that time, only 6 states (South...

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The Creation of the Confederacy: Leadership & Goals


Chapter 1 / Lesson 4

In this lesson, we will take a look at the 1861 creation of the Confederate States of America. We will examine the new country's government, meet its leaders, and learn about its goals.

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