Essay on Glory By Robert Baden Powell

856 Words Apr 17th, 2016 4 Pages
Robert Baden Powell once said, “The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country.” This quotation means that the uniform the men wear for battle symbolizes union and brotherhood no matter what race and culture, during war all men are equal. This quotation relates to the movie “Glory” because it shows how the American Civil War created a union between two different races. The movie “Glory” it is about a union of men who sacrificed there life for the Union Army during the American Civil War. “Glory” tells a story of the American Civil War officer who leads the war’s first black volunteers into battle and discovers during the journey which confronts the moral question of racial prejudice within, and outside his regiment. At the end of the movie it proves that the men of the 54th Regiment proved themselves are worthy of there freedom for which they were fighting for, and the respect the white soldiers needed to give them. In the movie “Glory” tells the history and the story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. It was the first black regiment for the American Civil War. During the Civil War, President Lincoln argued that the Union forces were not fighting to end slavery but to prevent the disintegration of the United States. Ending slavery was a reason for the war, and they argued that African American should be able to join the fight for their freedom. African Americans were not allowed to serve as soldiers…

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