Wednesday, 30 November 2011

PROJECT 1: BLACKS IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR



Group Members: Sara Peralta Feltrer, Raül Martínez Gullón and Víctor J. Reyes Mínguez

Questions on "Blacks in the Revolutionary War"

1. True or False:

- The slaves fought besides the whites because they felt the same feeling of independence.
- All slaves that participated in the war got their freedom after that.
- Peter Salem was so-called "Spy for the Cause".
- British were the first enlisting African-Americans in the army.
- The most important black patriotic regiment was part of Pennsylvania colony.

2. Which of these was not an independentist:

a) Lord Dunmore
b) Joseph Murray
c) James Armistead

3. Which of the following was not a loyalist:

a) Boston King
b) Titus Cornelius
c) Crispus Attucks

4. The main reason for the war was:

a) Unfair taxes to pay to Britain
b) Allowed slavery in the new world but not in Europe.
c) Religion differences among Americans

Bibliography and Images


http://atlanticportal.hil.unb.ca/acva/blackloyalists/en/context/gallery/deverger.html

http://theracetraitor.blogspot.com/

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart2b.html

http://fas-history.rutgers.edu/clemens/AfricanAmericansRevolution.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Americans_in_the_Revolutionary_War

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2narr4.html

http://www.massar.org/features/black-patriots-of-the-american-revolution/

http://www2.coloradocollege.edu/Dept/HY/HY243Ruiz/Research/revolution.html

http://hnn.us/articles/122051.html

http://www.nps.gov/revwar/about_the_revolution/african_americans.html

http://www.garethhinds.com/nyhs.htm

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1865/february/battle-fort-fisher.jpg


Videos

- Emmerich, Roland. The Patriot (2000)

- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXMjQWr3Z6Y

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