This is the perfect assignment to use while learning about African American soldiers in the Civil War
Students will be asked warm up questions about the motivations and desires of African Americans to serve in the Union Army.Then, students will have to complete a picture analysis of Artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens' 54th Massachusetts Memorial in Boston, MA. There are seven picture analysis questions to be answered and one summary question.
Three photos of the memorial are provided. It is suggested that you project them on a screen or print them out to give to the students