Predicate: confederate

Roleset id: confederate.01 , unite in a confederacy, , Source: , vncls: , framnet:

confederate.01: CONFEDERATE-V NOTES: Hand-corrected by Claire. (from confederate.01-v) CONFEDERATION-N NOTES: (from confederation.01-n)


confederate (v.)
confederation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer (vnrole: 22.2-2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: first thing united (vnrole: 22.2-2-Patient)
        Arg2-PPT: second thing, united with what (vnrole: 22.2-2-co-patient)

Example: confederate-v: Passive

        [The Shawnees]-1, heretofore confederated *-1 with the Senecas, cede to the United States that portion of their remaining lands

        Argm-adv: heretofore
        Rel: confederated
        Arg1: *-1
        Arg2: with the Senecas

Example: confederate-v: First confederator as cause

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        They confederated with the Iowa tribe and allied themselves with the Potawatomi and Kickapoo against the Illinois confederacy.

        Arg0: They
        Rel: confederated
        Arg2: with the Iowa tribe

Example: confederation-n

        Make sure the confederation is actually referring to the confederating event, not the resulting body.
        What country commemorates its confederation on July 1st?

        Arg1: its
        Rel: confederation