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Unformatted text preview: Mehmet Bayram APUSH 1 May 14, 2007 2. To what extent did African American soldiers contribute to the war efforts of both sides of the Civil War? The American Civil War was a key turning point for the Black African race. Through their actions and the political actions of President Lincoln and his administration, Black Africans set a president for their freedom, equality, and liberation. A very important aspect of Blacks proving themselves was that of the Black Man acting as a soldier in the Civil War. During the Civil War, the official decision to use Blacks as soldiers in the Union Army was a slow gradual process. The actual use of African Americans as soldiers in the Union Army was completed by a series of actions the African American performed that won him the respect of becoming a soldier. The two differ in that it was to President that won him the respect of becoming a soldier....
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2010 for the course HISTORY APUSH taught by Professor Billiamvech during the Spring '06 term at Beacon FL.
- Spring '06
- AP US History