African American Sentiments


For those people who did not study the Civil War or doesnft know anything about the Civil War, there were many African Americans fighting too. Before the Civil War, the African Americans that were not freed by their landowners were treated poorly. Some left their family in the south and escaped to the north in hope to get more freedom and also to help bring an end to slavery. After the battle at Antietam, many African Americans were allowed to enroll in the war. Many of them wanted to fight for one single purpose and that was to bring an end to slavery. In the movie gGlory,h the director focused on the African American in the north that fought in the 54th regiment led by Colonel Robert ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

the people where used to the idea that different color skinned people worked as slaves. In gGlory,h Colonel Montgomery, Sargent Mocati (the Sargent that trained and prepared them for war) and the colonel that was in charge of distributing necessities, served as the people who discriminated the African American soldiers. When in training, Sargent remained strict towards the training of the African American soldiers even after his short talk with Robert about being too harsh on the soldiers and stuff. I think he was racist against the soldiers because if the solders were white, he probably wouldnft treat them the same way. When he was teaching the soldiers how to march, some of them couldnft tell the difference between left and right. He acted as if all African Americans were uneducated and they were hopeless to teach. Shoes were an essential part of training. Many of the African American soldiers didnft even have decent shoes when they enrolled for the war. Naturally, after ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.


Already a member? Login


CITE THIS PAGE:

African American Sentiments. (2005, February 9). Retrieved September 23, 2017, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/African-American-Sentiments/21996
"African American Sentiments." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 9 Feb. 2005. Web. 23 Sep. 2017. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/African-American-Sentiments/21996>
"African American Sentiments." Essayworld.com. February 9, 2005. Accessed September 23, 2017. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/African-American-Sentiments/21996.
"African American Sentiments." Essayworld.com. February 9, 2005. Accessed September 23, 2017. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/African-American-Sentiments/21996.
JOIN NOW
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays


PAPER DETAILS
Added: 2/9/2005 09:50:39 PM
Category: World History
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 990
Pages: 4

Save | Report

SHARE THIS PAPER

SAVED ESSAYS
Save and find your favorite essays easier

SIMILAR ESSAYS
» The Color Purple: African-Ameri...
» The Roles African American In
» African American Vs. Caucasian ...
» Important African American Figu...
» African American Usage Of Magi
» African American Bell Curve
» African American Women
» African-American Literature, M
» Impact of African American Fem...
» Important African Americans Tha...
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2017 Essayworld. All rights reserved