What is Confederacy?

  • (noun): A union of political organizations.
    Synonyms: confederation, federation
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on confederacy:

Charon: A Dragon At The Gate - Setting
... The Confederacy is a collection of human populated worlds in which all members are biologically and socially engineered to be perfect and docile citizens in a materialistic utopia ... Not wishing to stagnate, the Confederacy continually expands, and the worlds of the Frontier have humans of unaltered genetics ... Despite the Confederacy's best efforts, there are always criminals ...
Confederacy - Fictional Confederacies
... Breen Confederacy, a political entity in the Star Trek universe Capellan Confederation, a political entity in the Battletech universe Galactic Confederacy, part of the ... Space The Confederacy of Independent Systems, a secessionist political entity in the Star Wars universe ...
Britain In The American Civil War - Confederate Diplomacy
... United States began, the best hope for the survival of the Confederacy was military intervention by Britain and France ... realized this as well and made it clear that recognition of the Confederacy meant war with the United States — and the cutoff of food shipments into Britain ... had believed in "King Cotton" — that is, Britain had to support the Confederacy to obtain cotton for its industries— were proven wrong ...
Tellenlied - Composition
... names the duchy of Milan as in league with the Confederacy, that portion was likely written earlier, in 1474 or 1475, as duke Galeazzo Maria Sforza ... explicitly in stanza 2 as the site of Tell's apple-shot and the place of origin of the Confederacy), the geographical origin of this early William Tell song is still a matter of debate ...
American Civil War Medicine - Confederacy
... The Confederacy was quicker to authorize the establishment of a medical corps than the Union, but the Confederate medical corp was at a considerable disadvantage throughout the war primarily due to the ... error by the copyist in the creation of the military regulations of the Confederacy omitted the section for medical officers, and none were mustered into their ... Initially the Confederacy employed a policy of furloughing wounded soldiers to return home for recovery ...

More definitions of "Confederacy":

  • (noun): A group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose.
    Synonyms: conspiracy
  • (noun): A secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act.
    Synonyms: conspiracy

Famous quotes containing the word confederacy:

    Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)