African American Reaction In the war, the African Americans for the most part, saw the war as an opportunity to be patriotic and fight for their country, although few where still bitter towards America due to the lack of respect for African American People. This caused less of our African American people to fight for our country but still an astounding 380,000 served time in the army and fought for their country, and out of that number 42,000 where fighting or in combat.
Fighting More than 1 million African Americans accepted their calls to join the war. Congress passed a law that ages 21-31 males had to register for the draft. African Americans from all around the country were eagerly joined the war, not only to fight for their
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