Fighting for Freedom

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The African American Soldier during the U.S. Civil War

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Mike's lesson is designed to give students a personal connection to the impact African-American soldiers had on the Civil War including the state of Kansas.  Students will use a variety of primary source documents and Internet to examine key elements of the topic.