I'm pretty sure it was either the Industrial Workers of the World. This union was full of the social undesirable - anarchists, immigrants, etc. It just makes logical sense that they would be. By the way are you in Field's class?
Asked in US Civil War, New York City, Racism
What was one reason that Blacks were targeted by New York City immigrants during the city's draft riots?
For many Irish immigrants, the new Union draft laws gave credence to the ideas of many immigrants that to be drafted meant that they were going to risk their lives to "save Blacks in the South". Also, businessmen often hired Freed Blacks as strike breakers for the Irish dock workers. ...
How many blacks served in the union army durning the civil war?
About 180,000-200,000 blacks, two thirds of them former slaves served in the Union armies. ...
What was the relationship between whites and blacks during the civil war?
Bad in the Confederacy but not bad in the Union. In fact, the Union liberated many blacks and used black soldiers. ...
Asked in US Civil War
Approximately how many blacks served in the union army during the civil war?
The blacks who served in the Union Army were called the United States Colored troops, and paid less than white soldiers. There were approximately 180,000 black soldiers in the Union Army. ...
Asked in US Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg
Where Blacks excluded from the Union armies?
No, blacks were allowed to fight in the war. Remember, the Union was against slavery. There were some all African American regiments and some mixed regiments. The Confederate Army even had black soldiers. ...
Asked in Century - 1800s, Ulysses S. Grant
What were the beliefs of a union soldier in the American Civil War?
That depends on whether they were born in the North, or if they were immigrants... Most immigrants were in it for the money, if they were born in the North, sometimes it was mainly to preserve the Union, and a few were worried about slavery. ...
Asked in George Washington
What state did george washington welcome into the union during first annual message?
I believe he welcomed in Washington. But I'm not 100% sure. But that's what i have heard. :) ...