Using images found on first day covers - envelopes with commemorative stamp, appropriate postmark, artwork,
students will use their social studies skills to collect the facts then make generalizations, draw conclusions about Buffalo Soldiers.
Why did African-American men join the army? What type of work did they perform in the army? Did they face discrimination, if so from whom? How did they help keep peace on the prairie? Does the Buffalo Soldiers unit still exist in today's army?