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Comparing Civil War Recruitment Posters

Grades: 7-13+
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In this activity, students will compare and contrast military recruitment posters to analyze various perspectives regarding the role of African Americans during the Civil ...

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National Standards for History

Analyze details in primary sources and understand them in context. Contrast the different perspectives and the effectiveness of two posters used to recruit recently freed slaves to fight in the Civil War.

Source: National Archives



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