What’s in a Name?

Names are important. Sometimes names change. Let’s look at the names of some places that have changed. Let’s look at why the names have changed. 

This is an American military base. It was called Fort Bragg. It was named after a Confederate general. A general is a military leader. Confederates fought against the United States during the Civil War. Many places that were named after confederates are changing. This base is now called Fort Liberty. 

What Do You Think?  What are the names of places around you? Who are they named after? 

Photo Credit: U.S. Army video by Sgt. Maxine Baen/DVIDS