African Americans (free and enslaved) fought in the American Revolution on the side of the colonialist and/or the side of the British. Explain why blacks would fight alongside the Americans when the...

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African Americans (free and enslaved) fought in the American Revolution on the side of the colonialist and/or the side of the British. Explain why blacks would fight alongside the Americans when the colonies did not promise freedom and equalityfor blacks. Also, whywould blacks fight alongside the British? Did they receive their freedom from the British after the War and if so where? Explain. Finally, explain why most African Americans did not celebrate July 4th (Independence Day) in the 18th Century? Should African Americans celebrate this day today? Explain.This assignment should be at least one page and half (1½) pages long (via a Word Document), double-spaced in a 12 point font.

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Ananya answered on Apr 14 2022
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African Americans (free and enslaved) fought in the American Revolution on the side of the colonialist and the side of the British in the hope of achieving freedom from their enslavement. The black people of both the American and African origin joined the revolution to gain freedom and to run away from the country to escape slavery.
As mentioned by Hannah-Jones (2019), freedom and justice were promised to all in the American Revolution against the British, which made the black Americans to join the colonialist group. On the other hand, the African Americans also joined British to gain a democracy in the political system, which will remove the cruel acts of slavery from the society.
The blacks fought alongside the Americans though freedom and equality were not promised by the colonies. This is because they wanted to prove their manhood and their spirit to fight for the country, in which they lived. Some fought for proving the fact that they were equal to white men and they must be treated equally.
Many of them also just wanted...
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