"Has been a lifesaver so many times!"
- Catherine Rampell, student @ University of Washington
"Exactly the help I needed."
- Jennifer Hawes, student @ San Jose State
"The best place for brainstorming ideas."
- Michael Majchrowicz, student @ University of Kentucky
Glory was about a colored army going to
war, but actually it was much much more.
Captain Shaw from Massachusetts wanted
Slavery to be over with… his family wanted
On November 11, 1862 black men go to
Readville Camp to train for war. All of the
men In one particular tent were fighting…
one studdered, one was smart, one was
deaf, one was old, one was normal, and one
acted like a snob. They all argued about
when they were going to get to wear the
blue suits. A soldier with the name of
Mulcany trains the black soldiers. He is
very cruel… calls them nasty names, and
hits them. One thing that Captain Shaw
ralized is that the Black soldiers leared
faster that the white soldiers.
While in training Captain Shaw gives them
there rifles. They practice to load there
gun and shoot in a short amount of time. He
did that to show them that this was no
During the video, Shaw realizes that the
colored men are paid less that the white
men, so he says "If they have no pay, then
he will too!" He did this to bond with his
men, to show him that he was one of them.
Shaw asked Trip to wear the regimental
colors because he faught very well. Trip
The Men were taken to fight… there was only
one way into the target area and Captain
Shaw offered to go first. The Soldiers
prayed before the war, all of the black
soldiers ended up dead. Fort Wagner was not
I thought that this movie was very
interesting, and I believe that the 8th
graders to come should get the same
opportunity that we had to watch it.
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African Americans in the Civil War, English-language films, Films, Glory, Cinema of the United States
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