Bottom Rail on Top: African-American Soldiers in the Civil War
Learn about the experience of the African American soldiers who enlisted in the Union Army after the Emancipation Proclamation. The 54th Massachusetts regiment would go on to be the subject of the movie Glory. This short video is an excerpt from Ken Burns' epic series The Civil War.
In this interactive tutorial, learn how and why the Civil War came to an end, and learn what the war's consequences were for Americans in the North and South, as well as future generations. You'll also learn about the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution and how they form an important legacy of the Civil War.
Type: Original Student Tutorial
You have successfully created an account.
A verifications link was sent to your email at . Please check your email
and click on the link to confirm your email address and fully activate your iCPALMS account.
Please check your spam folder.