My Name Is & My Topic Is: The Role of African American soldiers during the American Revolution

  • Claim: African American colonial regiments played a crucial role in the Battle of Bunker Hill. Although the battle resulted in a victory for the British, African American militiamen provided the necessary fortifications to protect the Continental Army. This battle gave encouragement to the colonies and prevented heavy colonial losses.

When we begin the Round Robin, everyone should write a question to the author about their topic and sign their name.

  • I would like to know, why there were separate African American regiments. Jen.
  • I would like to know, who were some important leaders of these regiments? Elizabeth
  • I would like to know, were these soldiers able to gain their freedom after the war? Krystal