Civil War anniversary: 13 questions 150 years later

2. Which one of the following slave states was not a part of the Confederacy?

Although Kentucky was a slave state, it did not join the 11-state Confederacy, but elected to remain neutral. This was a source of great angst, since people felt connections to both North and South. In fact, Abraham Lincoln and Confederate President Jefferson Davis were both Kentucky natives.

Although Kentucky was a slave state, it did not join the 11-state Confederacy, but elected to remain neutral. This was a source of great angst, since people felt connections to both North and South. In fact, Abraham Lincoln and Confederate President Jefferson Davis were both Kentucky natives.

Although Kentucky was a slave state, it did not join the 11-state Confederacy, but elected to remain neutral. This was a source of great angst, since people felt connections to both North and South. In fact, Abraham Lincoln and Confederate President Jefferson Davis were both Kentucky natives.

Although Kentucky was a slave state, it did not join the 11-state Confederacy, but elected to remain neutral. This was a source of great angst, since people felt connections to both North and South. In fact, Abraham Lincoln and Confederate President Jefferson Davis were both Kentucky natives.

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Kentucky

 

Texas

 

Arkansas

 

Florida

 
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