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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Leading the Charge: The Massachusetts 54th

February 20th, 2012

Episode 417 of 973 episodes

A 1792 law prevented African Americans from taking up arms in the Civil War. As attitudes against blacks serving changed, black regiments were formed. But prejudices remained until the heroism of black soldiers won the attention of the nation.

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