Definition of Confederate states

1. Noun. The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Confederate States

Condy's crystals
Condylura cristata
Conepatus leuconotus
Conestoga wagon
Conestoga wagons
Coney Island hot dog
Coney Island hot dogs
Coney Island whitefish
Confederate Army
Confederate States
Confederate States of America
Confederate flag
Confederate rose
Confederate rose mallow
Confederate soldier

Literary usage of Confederate states

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Paul Leicester Ford (1898)
"SECTION I. ' All legislative powers herein delegated shall bt vested in a Congress of the confederate states, which shall consist of a Senate and House of ..."

2. Southern History of the Great Civil War in the United States by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
".The Peace Congress. .Policy of the Border Slure Stnt*«. .Organization of the confederate states Government. .President Buchanan. ..."

3. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1908)
"SECTION I. THE THIRTEEN confederate states. 1783-1787. AT the close of our Revolution THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA comprised the same thirteen republics ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Its preamble stated that the confederate states acted in their sovereign and ... The policy adopted in Washington was to divide the confederate states along ..."

5. The Journal of Negro History by Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc (1919)
"Journal of Congress of confederate states, Vol. IV, p. 528 and Vol. VII, p. 595; Jones, Diary, Vol. II, p.431. « l;i<-h»t'>inl Dispatch, February 24, 1865; ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1866)
"It is not easy to describe the flag of the late confederate states of North America in heraldic terms. Perhaps the following may pass muster: Gules, ..."

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