Black Opposition to Participation in American Military Engagements from the American Revolution to Vietnam

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This thesis includes two background chapters based largely on secondary works; Chapters I and II trace the historiography of black participation in American military engagements from the American Revolution through the Korean conflict. Chapter III, based largely on primary sources, places emphasis on black resistance and attitudes toward the Vietnam crisis. Evidence indicates that the Vietnam era of black protest was not unique but was an evolutionary process that had its roots in other periods in American history. Some blacks questioned their involvement in each American military conflict from the American Revolution to Vietnam.

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Alexander, Vern L. August 1976.

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This thesis includes two background chapters based largely on secondary works; Chapters I and II trace the historiography of black participation in American military engagements from the American Revolution through the Korean conflict. Chapter III, based largely on primary sources, places emphasis on black resistance and attitudes toward the Vietnam crisis.
Evidence indicates that the Vietnam era of black protest was not unique but was an evolutionary process that had its roots in other periods in American history. Some blacks questioned their involvement in each American military conflict from the American Revolution to Vietnam.

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v, 121 leaves

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Alexander, Vern L. Black Opposition to Participation in American Military Engagements from the American Revolution to Vietnam, thesis, August 1976; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504306/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .