Tell me about the subjects you are considering and why they are interesting to you.                                                                           The three topics I chose to do are : Black cowboys, Buffalo soldiers, and The  Exodusters. These three topics are about famous Blacks in Kansas. Because of not being published in books, or shown in movies or television, Black cowboys are not thought of being many, however, Blacks made up 25%   of all cowboys.  Buffalo soldiers originally were members of the U.S 10th Calvary-unit United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at  Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The nickname was given to the  “negro Calvary” by the Native American tribes they fought.The term eventually became synonymous with all of the African-Americans regiments formed in 1866. Exodusters was a name given to African Americans who fled the Southern United States for Kansas in 1879 and 1880. After the end of Reconstruction, racial oppression and rumors of the re-institution of slavery led many freedmen to seek a new place to live. Many migrated to, and then settled, primarily in Kansas because of its fame as the land of the abolitionist John Brown (1800–1859). The state was reputed to be more progressive and tolerant than most others. 


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