African Americans and the War of 1812

Historian Gene Allen Smith talked about the experiences of African Americans during the War of 1812, and the choice many faced between… read more

Historian Gene Allen Smith talked about the experiences of African Americans during the War of 1812, and the choice many faced between joining the U.S. or the British, who offered to free any slave that joined their cause. Professor Smith also detailed the experiences of African Americans who sided with the United States at the Battle of New Orleans. The Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, Virginia hosted this event. close

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African Americans and the War of 1812

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314788-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 26, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 27, 2013

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  • Oct 26, 2013 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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