In so much that they lived on the continent of America. Their attempt, however, was to be recognized as NOT "American" in regard to being a citizen of the United States of America. They renounced that and set upon their revolution. They lost, and thus were not recognized as autonomous and sovereign.
Yeah, I guess that's why they called it the Confederate States of America. Because they didn't want to be, "Americans".
Originally Posted by poweRob
Interpreting the constitution is the sole job of the SCOTUS. That is what they are there for.
Originally Posted by apdst
Ok...where does Article 3 of The Constitution say interpret?