The video clip from a documentary on the American West portrays the movement of black Americans to the Western frontier of Kansas.  After watching the full video clip, answer the following questions:

  1. Describe the factors involved in the movement of black Americans to the American West.
  2. Describe some of the hardships endured by these groups on their way West.
  3. The video clip provides excerpts from several voices of the time.  What are some of the themes these personal memories provide viewers?

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