Mini Poll: Are you ready to play ball?


Do you think the Civil War was important historically but has little relevance to American politics and public life today, or does the Civil War still have relevance to American politics and public life today?


Little relevance:
 16%
Still relevant:
 84%

 


What's your impression of the main cause of the Civil War? Was the Civil War mainly about slavery or mainly about states' rights?


Slavery:
 45%
States' rights:
 50%
Something else:
 5%

 


Do you generally think it is appropriate or inappropriate for public officials today to praise the leaders of the Confederate States during the Civil War?


Appropriate:
 40%
Inappropriate:
 60%

 


Do you display the American flag, in places such as at your home or office, or on your car or clothing, or not?


Do:
 67%
Do not:
 33%

 


Do you display the Confederate flag, in places such as at your home or office, or on your car or clothing, or not?


Do:
 5%
Do not:
 95%

 


When you see the Confederate flag displayed, do you have a positive reaction, a negative reaction or neither?


Positive:
 7%
Negative:
 47%
Neither:
 46%

 


Which of the following Civil War-related attractions in St. Louis will you make a point of visiting this year?


Missouri History Museum's exhibit "The Civil War in Missouri":
 66%
The new Missouri Civil War Museum and Studies Center at Jefferson Barracks:
 41%
Historic Old Courthouse:
 29%
Confederate Memorial in Forest Park:
 18%
Board of Police Commissioners' meeting room:
 4%
The Arsenal:
 12%
Franz Sigel statue in Forest Park:
 12%
Frank Blair statue in Forest Park:
 9%
Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing:
 12%
Soldiers Memorial:
 18%
Gen. WT Sherman's grave in Calvary Cemetery:
 18%
Dred Scott's grave in Calvary Cemetery:
 18%
Sherman's exhibit in the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial under the Gateway Arch:
 24%
The former site of Camp Jackson in midtown:
 18%
The Eads Bridge:
 21%
Grant's Farm:
 41%
Campbell House Museum:
 14%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.