Freed African American Citizenship Research Paper

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Citizenship and Freedom of free slaves
According to Webster dictionary one of the definitions for the word citizenship means the quality of an individual's response to membership in a community. The word freedom means the quality or state of being free. The freed African Americans at the time didn’t feel that they had the right kind of citizenship that they deserved. Even though they were granted their freedom from slavery, the freed African Americans granted the freedom of the same equal rights.
The freed African Americans expected the same rights as the next white American when it came down their citizenship. For years, thousands of African American men have scarified their lives while serving in the Union army, some whom which have died.
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