Thursday, August 20, 2020

The Shaping of Modern American History


The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are constantly under attack from those on the left and the mainstream historical establishment for leading the charge of promoting the “lost cause myth” of the Civil war. Defenders of popular history and the “righteous cause” narrative disparage any attempt to justify the Confederate Cause with the pejorative “Lost Cause Myth.” Their mantra is every motive was slavery and any other claim is nothing more than a post war fabricated smoke screen. But is this true, or is the “Lost Cause Myth” a myth in itself?

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