How Does the Language We Use Legitimize (or Delegitimize)?

This interesting article looks at the language we use about history — especially that of the Civil War (or should it be called War of Rebellion):

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/we-legitimize-so-called-confederacy-vocabulary-thats-problem-180964830/

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Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans 46.4k 123 By Rebecca Onion and Claudio Saunt

Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans