copperheadism

copperheadism
cop·per·head·ism

English syllables. 2014.

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  • copperheadism — noun The state of being a copperhead; sympathy in the North for Southern secessionists during the American Civil War. The project went nowhere, but it did plant seeds of copperheadism that germinated a couple of years later …   Wiktionary

  • Copperheadism — /kop euhr hed iz euhm/, n. U.S. Hist. (during the Civil War) the advocacy of peace negotiations to restore the Union to its prewar condition, with continued slavery in the South. [1860 65, Amer.; COPPERHEAD + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • copperheadism — “+ˌizəm noun ( s) : sympathy for the Confederate cause in the Civil War : disloyalty to the Union * * * /kop euhr hed iz euhm/, n. U.S. Hist. (during the Civil War) the advocacy of peace negotiations to restore the Union to its prewar condition,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Copperheads (politics) — Copperheads redirects here. For other uses, see Copperhead (disambiguation). The Copperheads were a vocal group of Democrats in the Northern United States (see also Union (American Civil War)) who opposed the American Civil War, wanting an… …   Wikipedia

  • Union (American Civil War) — Map of the division of the states during the Civil War. Blue represents Union states, including those admitted during the war; light blue represents Union states which permitted slavery (border states); red represents Confederate states. White or …   Wikipedia

  • Opposition to the American Civil War: The Peace Movement and Draft Opposition — The American Civil War did divide the American population into a Confederacy and a Union, Contents 1 The Peace Movement 2 Draft riots 3 Draft dodgers 4 The opposition as a whole …   Wikipedia

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