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The states that entered the Confederate States accounted for 70 percent of total US exports, and the Confederate leaders believed that this would give the new nation a firm financial basis. Cotton was the primary potential export, accounting for 75 percent of Southern goods either shipped to northern US states or exported in 1860.
Economy of the Confederate States of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaA small fraction of the cotton was exported through blockade runners. In the total course of the war, 446,000 bales of cotton were exported to England and Europe.
Economy of the Confederate States of America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Unless it's being displayed by a citizen, then it's that pesky ol' free speech thing.however, it has no place on public property, as it is a symbol of white-supemacy.