African Americans and the Civil War

Harvard University Professor John Stauffer talks about African Americans and the Civil War. He examines Abraham Lincoln’s first… read more

Harvard University Professor John Stauffer talks about African Americans and the Civil War. He examines Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address, focusing on the president’s claim that secession was unconstitutional. He also teaches about President Lincoln’s efforts to keep the border states in the Union, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the involvement of black soldiers in the Union and Confederate armies. close

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African Americans and the Civil War

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2012

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  • Jun 23, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2012 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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