|1.||Stars and Stripes|
The true flag of slavery for it proudly waived during the 224 years that slavery was legal in this country.(only four of those years did the Confederate Battle Flag fly; and for most of that time Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation actually freed slaves being held in States that were presently in rebellion, but only those slaves) During the war 300,000 Northern soldiers owned slaves including Gen. U.S. Grant, who when asked why he had not freed his slaves, like Gen. Robert E. Lee had done (even before Lincoln's unconstitutional war), smirkingly replied, "good help is hard to find”. For further proof of the truth of "Old Glory" see Lincoln's proposed 13th amendment; signed by Lincoln, the only amendment signed by a president. It stated: "No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize or give Congress the power to abolish or interfere within any state with the domestic institutions thereof, including that a person's held to labor or service by laws of said State". Furthermore, by resolution of Congress on July 23, 1861: "The War is waged by the government of the United States not in the spirit of conquest or subjugation, nor for the purpose of overthrowing or interfering with the rights or institutions of the states, but to defend and protect the Union." Congress said the War is not about slavery! They would even pass a thirteenth amendment that would make slavery permanent. Abraham Lincoln considered slaves as property and if freed they should be paid...more...