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Black Americans in the Civil War: Crash Course Black American History #18

Sep 17, 2021

The American Civil War is one of the deadliest in US History, and let’s just get this out of the way: it was about slavery.

In the more than 150 years since the end of the Civil War, there have been many attempts to litigate the reasons for the war, but the reality is that the root of the division was slavery.

As such, Black Americans experience in that war is particularly interesting.

Today, we’ll learn about how Black people fought and participated in the war, the Emancipation Proclamation, and lots more.


Published by amongthefray

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