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Unformatted text preview: Chioma Bennett US Civil War Professor Elizabeth Varon March 31, 2010. Extra Credit on Glory The film Glory , directed by Edward Zwick, portrayed the first all-black volunteer regiment, the 54 th regiment, and their bravery, honor and commitment for freedom, civil rights, and justice. In the film, aspirations of manhood, honor, and in contrast, racial prejudices within the Union army resonated throughout. However, the more specific themes in Glory , such as comradeship, incentive and honor shed the most light on discussions during Professor Varon’s lectures as well as in All for the Union: The Civil War Diary and Letter of Elisha Hunt Rhodes , edited by Robert Hunt Rhodes. In one class discussion, it was mentioned that comradeship was one of the most important means for which soldiers, during the US Civil War, received their motivation. An example of this comradeship in...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor Hives during the Fall '07 term at Temple.
- Fall '07