TIL about Os Confederados, a population of 260,000 descendants of Southern US expatriates who fled to Brazil after the Civil War. They host an annual festival that includes fried chicken and Confederate flags and uniforms.

Read more: https://www.history.com/news/confederacy-in-brazil-civil-war

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  1. I’m sure it’s a coincidence that Brasil was the last country in the Americas to abolish slavery (1888: 23 years after end of US Civil War).

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